You work, run a family, you have a myriad of commitments – if you are like the average person today then you just can not afford to get sick.
Our immune system is negatively affected by physical and emotional stress, as well as poor diet or lifestyle choices.
Mother Nature has thought way ahead of us by creating herbs that stimulate the immune system and promote general resistance to protect us from disease.
Be on the lookout for times when stress factors are high. These might include moving house, changing jobs, or overseas travel. Remember, good stress such as a holiday or getting married can be just as stressful on the body and lower your immune system.
Plan ahead and make use of herbs which give your immune system that added boost when times of stress are on the horizon.
Echinacea – has traditionally been used to treat or prevent colds, flu and other infections. It is also used to stimulate the immune system to make the body more resistant to infections.
Siberian Ginseng – has long been popular to help cope with stress and adapt to life changes that come with a busy lifestyle. It enhances overall health and improves stamina.
Ginger – has had many health benefits attributed to it, including soothing symptoms of cold and flu. A warming agent it will help overcome chills, nausea and stomach upsets.
Lemon Grass – relieves insomnia & stress and it detoxifies vital organs which removes toxic build up making it easier for the body to function at it’s optimum level.
Of course there are many more herbs that will help you not only fight the symptoms of disease but to build up resistance to protect us from disease in the first place.