Whether you’re looking to prevent catching a cold or flu or to speed up your recovery when you’ve caught one, these herbs and supplements will be important tools in your healing program . These herbs and supplements are powerful healers for all kinds of chronic illnesses and symptoms too, not just for colds and flus.
•Zinc, as liquid zinc sulfate, is an essential mineral for everyone to supplement for fighting colds and flus, for chronic illness, and also for health maintenance and future illness prevention. Zinc is a virus and bug killer.
•Cat’s Claw destroys cold and flu bugs and other viruses, bacteria, and other unfriendly microorganisms. It strengthens the immune system to battle against colds and flus and brings stability to the body.
•Rose Hips Tea. Rose hips contain a bioavailable vitamin C that helps the body fight off viruses and bacteria.
•Vitamin C, as Micro-C not only helps fight off cold and flu bugs, but also strengthens the entire immune system.
•Lemon Balm is an incredible antiviral and antibacterial. It also helps with nausea, loss of appetite, and soothing and calming the nervous system, which is greatly needed when you have a cold or flu.
•Elderberry Syrup is one of the most effective remedies for viral and bacterial infections such as colds and flus.
•B12 with Adenosylcobalamin and Methylcobalamin is the best form of B-12 for both chronic illnesses and symptoms and also for colds and flus.
•Peppermint Tea is a gentle and soothing anti-spasmodic that calms intestinal nerves and spasms that can happen with a flu bug. It also helps relieve headaches and congestion and is an immune system booster.
•Curcumin is a component of turmeric that reduces inflammation from an invader such as a flu bug or another pathogen. It also relieves pain and is fantastic for colds and flus, congestion, coughs, sore throat, and/or sinus problems. Curcumin is also a blood purifier and is an incredible support to the liver. (Source The Medical Medium Blog)
(Elderberry pictured are York variety, an American native variety, unlike the European Elderberries, Sambucus nigra. York has been an important variety and staple medicine of Native American Indians. found on Nature Hills Plant Nursery page)