7 Winter Wellness Tips to Keep You Healthy
Have a sore throat and feel a cold coming on? Here are some tips to boost your immune system and prevent illness from setting in.
Step one: Stop eating all sugar! Sugar lowers our immune function.
Step two: Make the immune soup! These kitchen herbs are medicinal.
1 Quart vegetable broth
1 medium onion chopped
6 cloves of garlic chopped
2 inch piece of ginger grated
Add to pot and bring to boil for 20 min. Strain herbs and drink broth throughout the day like a tea.
Step three: Mix up the lemon throat elixir.
Honey and citric acid in lemons are an infection fighting combination.
2 TBL fresh lemon juice
2 tsp honey
¼ c warm water
Stir in glass and spoon down.
Step four: Hydrate well. Drink a combination of herbal teas and water at least 1.5 liters/day
Step five: Zinc lozenges and high dose Vitamin C work really well, dose 3-4 x day.
Step six: Rest. Get to bed earlier and let your body fight it off. The word rest is inside the word restore, need I say more?
Step seven: If you have body aches and chills you have the flu. Take oscillicoccinum a homeopathic remedy to help prevent the flu!
Note from Dr. P:
Get used to feeling good, we all should. Then we can have fun and be our best.
– Be Happy, Healthy, and Holistic