Creating good habits and practicing a healthy lifestyle is a started to boosting your immune system. However, we will discuss only my top Five Ways to Boost your Immune System.
Do not get me wrong getting up to eight hours a sleep a night and eating your vegetables will help to prevent illness and boost your immune system.
Your immune system is a complex defense structure that kicks in and defeat viruses. If the immune system does not kick in a virus or bacteria infection will develop and begin growing.
Maintaining and protecting your immune system through the years will be helpful in warding off unwanted infections and diseases.
Your immune system is your engine and it must be taken care of daily to ensure it will run effectively and efficiently.
Please take note when viruses and bacteria are at its peak remember good hand washing , avoid touching your face and avoiding large crowds.
Taking care of your body such as a good nights sleep and rest, eating a healthy well balanced diet and getting plenty of exercise will help and boost your immune system.
Now lets discuss and explain five daily habits you can incorporate today to boost your immune even more?
Finally, always check with your physician before trying and incorporating and of my immune boosting tips into your lifestyle.
Five Ways to Boost your Immune System Video
There are many natural habits you can do right now with opening your pocket book to boost the immune system.
With illness and infections at a peak this time of year I am going to discuss some habits you can incorporate today to give you that boost; think of it as extra credit!
These habits discuss are important to practice daily and throughout the year.
Seventy five percent of our immune system is within our gut. Harmful bacteria growing in your stomach can cause many problems such as chronic illness and unexplained health issues.
Good bacteria; probiotics can ward off many health infections and respiratory infections.
Probiotics are something you should add into your daily lifestyle.
Finding a good probiotic with great bacteria and cultures strains will promote a healthy digestion, supports gut health, and helps maintain normal intestinal function for overall support of a healthy immune system.
This is the antiviral herb has a powerful packed and helps boost the immune system and has been used for generations.
Primarily Elderberry is used to boost immunity and fight colds and the flu.
Elderberry is a fruit that comes form a black elder tree found all over North America. This syrup is my go to for me and my family for our coughs. It was great and calming our coughs.
Enhanced this fruit is packed with antioxidants and nutrients that are essential for illness. If you feel a sniffle or cold coming on Elderberry can help you to feel better.
This dark fruit is filled with antiviral properties and decrease inflammation and infections. Take one teaspoon once to twice a day and be very diligent about it. Elderberry Syrup boosts the immune system and can improve respiratory health.
Tis the Season, for all types of bacteria and viral infections. When winter hits coughs seems to be the norm in my home and honey’s benefits you want to stock on your shelves today.
I found that natural/raw honey to sooth soreness and calm a cough.
Honey harvested locally will help maintain seasonal allergies. It is recommended to take at least one teaspoon a day to keep seasonal allergies at bay!
I give my kids a tablespoon in the back of the throat before bed to tame a cough and through out the day I add the a teaspoon of honey and one teaspoon of fresh squeeze lemon to warm water or tea and drink at least 2 times a day.
The honey and lemon dissolves the mucus in the throat. The lemon will fight the bacteria and the honey will coat and soothe!
Colloidal Silver is a antibiotic with potent antimicrobial which means it is anti-fugal and anti-bacterial that gives immune support. Taking this supplement will not kill your virus or bacterial infection but, it will prevent and relive systems.
This supplement is great for an immune booster but, I think it helped my whole family many times throughout the year when especially viruses such as the flu.
When purchasing colloidal silver make sure is pure and high grade. Coloring of colloidal silver will be clear and no smell.
We take it once a day for maintenance and of course double up when we are under the weather.
Boosting your Immune System using Essential Oils
Essential Oils ~ There are many essential oil benefits and many oils help to prevent and treat the immune system.
Having a few great bottles of essential oils in your medicine chest will help to boost the immune system. I would have your home stocked with a few bottles just case you need to boost that immune system.
On your shelves during heighten cold and flu season have essential oil bottles on hand such as Oregano, Eucalyptus, Orange, Clove and Cinnamon which will help when you are boosting or reliving illnesses.
Each oil has its own medicinal and beneficial properties. A pharmacy of essential oils can contain antibacterial and antifungal. Keeping essential oil bottles stocked in your home will be helpful to boost the immune system.
Immune Boosting Roller Bottle Recipe
- 8 drops of Oregano Essential Oil
- 7 drops of Eucalyptus Essential Oil
- 5 drops Orange Essential Oil
- 3 drops of Clove Essential Oil
- 2 drops of Cinnamon Essential Oil
- Carrier oil of your choice ( I used Almond Oil )
- Roller Bottle ( roller bottles can be purchase on Amazon )
First, remover the cap off the roller bottle.
Next, add Oregano, Eucalyptus, Orange, Clove and Cinnamon Essential Oil to the roller bottle.
Now add your desire carrier oil to the roller bottle. Be mindful to let 1/8 inch from the top. Place cap on roller bottle and label.
Label and give your roller bottle a good shake before you use to depress the oils. Apply the roller bottle to your temples, back of neck, middle of chest and bottoms of feet to help relieve and prevent virus and bacteria infections.