In the United States, the cold season lasts from early September to around April. The peak of the cold season is during the late fall and winter months. Contrary to a popular misconception, the cold and flu peak in the fall and winter is not because of the cold weather. The driving force of illness […]
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Oriental Herbs for a Healthy Cold and Flu Response
As cold and flu season rolls around, you may want to consider a number of oriental ingredients common in Traditional Chinese Medicine to help your body mount a healthy cold and flu response. What is Traditional Chinese Medicine? Traditional Chinese Medicine, or TCM, is one of the oldest systems of medicine in the world. It […]
Cold and Flu Preparation: What You Need to Know
A part of supporting a strong immune system is maintaining healthy habits in your daily life. Read this blog post to learn 6 essential cold and flu preparation tips.
3 Herbal Teas for Respiratory Health Support
Supporting your immune system is crucial this time of year! When it comes to seasonal challenges â you know, sneezing, coughing, and even trouble sleeping due to changes in the weather and all the icky microbes floating around at home and at work â youâre better off safe than sorry. Supporting a healthy immune system […]
Finding and Buying the Best Vitamin C Sources
Vitamin C is probably the worldâs favorite vitamin. We hear about it on TV and see it added to products like orange juice and breakfast cereal. Vitamin Câs reputation is probably well-deserved. This vitamin is essential for a variety of bodily processes. While our bodies donât make vitamin C, so just like our ancestors, weâve […]
Natural Cold and Flu Relief from the Olive Tree?
The olive tree has been good to humankind for millennia. Originating in the Eastern Mediterranean about 8,000 years ago (evidence of olive oil production dates back 6,000 years), the Olea europaea tree has long been a symbol of peace, unity, sacredness and health. The oils of the leaves, fruit and bark were valued both cosmetically […]
Essential Oils, The FDA and What You Need to Know
One of the biggest recent trends in natural health is the use of essential oils. Maybe you’ve heard about using essential oils for aromatherapy, massage oils, in beauty products like shampoo, even to help flavor certain foods. But many people have more questions than answers. There are critics who say using essential oils for health […]
H1N1 Flu Immune support
With concern about the spread of the H1N1 Flu, there’s no better time to support the immune system. There are many supplements and herbs that help to support the immune system.Â One immune-building protocol includes usingÂ Silver Hydrosol, Argentyn 23: 1 teaspoon, three times a day, held under the tongue for 30 seconds before swallowing […]