I’ve put together a list of a few of my top 10 favourite immune boosting foods & herbs that help with these cold days or when one feels under the weather. These amazing herbs can be taking on any day though to help maintain our overall wellness. Here are the amazing benefits I have researched for each one. 🌿
Ginger is a warming spice that can help decrease inflammation, reduce a sore throat and ease an upset stomach. I love making lemon ginger tea when I’m feeling under the weather and it works like a charm.
A powerful anti-inflammatory. The active ingredient curcumin helps boost immunity and is antiviral.
Elderberry syrup has been used for centuries and is loaded with nutrients and antioxidants to help fight off inflammation.
A potent antioxidant that helps boost the immune system and increase energy levels.
This nutrient dense mushroom has been shown to improve immune system cells and is rich in vitamins and minerals to help replenish your system.
Zinc is a mineral that keeps our immune system strong and may reduce the duration of a cold.
Most Vitamin D deficient especially during cold & flu months, which can increase our chances of getting sick. Using vitamin D drops is a great way to keep your system healthy & strong.
Helps to fight off infections and may prevent colds or duration.
Since 70-80% of our immune system lives in our gut, probiotics help to feed your good gut bacteria and strengthen your immune system. Invest in a high quality brand with all organic non gmo ingredients. So it’s good to do some research. As most probiotics out there don’t make it past your stomach acid.
Helps with absorption of other vitamins and helps build a healthy immune system so it can fight off unwanted visitors.
What’s your go-to food or remedy when you are feeling under the weather or for overall wellness?
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