As the saying goes, prevention is
better than cure. Nature has gifted us with an arsenal of herbs we can take to
boost our immunity against a wide range of diseases.
A healthy immune system reduces
your chance of suffering from bacterial, fungal, viral infections and flu. Here
are 10 herbs and supplements you can take to boost and maintain a healthy
immune system naturally:
1. Garlic – Garlic is a powerful antioxidant with antimicrobial, antiviral, and antibiotic properties. It’s also a natural decongestant! You can purchase Puritans Pride Garlic and Himalaya Lasuna (Garlic) from our website.
2. Echinacea – This antiviral and antibacterial herb contains polysaccharides that increase the body’s production of white blood cells, which fight infection. Echinacea is available in an extract or tablet form, making it easier to get your daily supply of this immunity-boosting flower. You can purchase Puritans Pride Echinacea Complex from our website.
3. Mushrooms – Chinese and Japanese herbal medicine practitioners have used medicinal mushroom for centuries, and blends containing shiitake, reishi, and maitake mushrooms are great for strengthening the immune system. You can purchase Myco-Mune Mushroom Trio and Swanson Triple Mushroom Complex from our website.
4. Beta-Glucans – Beta–glucans are naturally occurring polysaccharides. These glucose polymers are constituents of the cell wall of certain pathogenic bacteria and fungi. … These substances increase host immune defense by activating complement system, enhancing macrophages and natural killer cell function. You can Purchase Pure Synergy Beta-Glucans from our website.
5. Guduchi – Guduchi is recognized to accord longevity, enhances memory, improves health, and bestows youth. This herb, activates the immune system of the body, boosting immunity and promoting vitality in a person. You can purchase Himalaya Guduchi from our website.
6. Astragalus – Adaptogenic astragalus is thought to combat stress, and it contains anemia, which can improve blood counts. Take this herb to fight fatigue and boost your immune system during cold and flu season. You can purchase Now Astragalus and Piping Rock Astragalus from our website.
7. Vitamin C – It is a potent antioxidant and a cofactor for a family of biosynthetic and gene regulatory enzymes. Vitamin C contributes to immune defense by supporting various cellular functions of both the innate and adaptive immune system. … Vitamin C deficiency results in impaired immunity and higher susceptibility to infections. You can purchase Puritans Pride Chewable Vitamin C 500mg, Vitamin C 1000mg, Swanson Vitamin C 1000mg, Dr Mercola Liposomal Vitamin C 1000mg, NOW Vitamin C Crystals and Swanson Vitamin C Powder from our website.
8. Zinc – Zinc is a mineral that’s important to the body in many ways. Zinc keeps the immune system strong, helps heal wounds, and supports normal growth. You can purchase Piping Rock Zinc and Puritans Pride Zinc from our website.
9. Olive Leaf – While much attention is given to the heart-supporting aspects and antioxidant support of olives and olive oil, Olive leaf (Olea europaea) also helps maintain immune function with antioxidant support.* Olive leaf‘s active constituent, called oleurpein, also supports cardiovascular health. You can purchase Swanson Olive Leaf and Piping Rock Olive Leaf Extract from our website.
10. Oregano – In addition to centuries of use in kitchens across Europe, Oregano has enjoyed an equally long history of supporting a healthy immune response.* A natural antioxidant source, Oregano contains phytochemicals that support the body’s natural resistance.* Oregano’s volatile oils help support the healthy microbiome in the intestines and healthy immune response.* You can purchase Puritans Pride Oregano Oil, Swanson Oregano Oil and Zane Hellas Oregano Oil from our website.
For your convenience, we stock
the following herbal formulation combinations for boosting immunity: SOS
Advance, Puritans Echinacea Complex, Piping Rock Echinacea & Goldenseal,
Himalaya Septilin, Natures Lab Para-Clear Ultra, Guang Ci Tang InflamClear,
Zane Hellas Immune Premium, Natures Way SystemWell, Amazing Herbs BlackSeed
Ultimate Defense Formula, Piping Rock Daily Super Greens, Puritans Pride