Are you showing signs of a week immune system?

Have you noticed colds coming on more often? Perhaps feeling exhausted for no reason? Could these be signs of a weakened immune system? The symptoms of a weakened immune system depend on many factors. Whether it’s acquired or congenital and consider your main organs that also play a role in determining symptoms, included your spleen,…

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Boost Your Immune System Naturally to Beat Back to School Germs

I think we can all agree that Back to School usually means “Back to Being Sick”.  Check out some of our previous posts loaded with natural ways to boost your immune system and fight off those nasty illnesses. DIY Immune Boosters Natural Immune Boosters and Virus Slayers Immune Boost in a bottle Natural remedies for…

Tasty Tuesday Spotlight – Brussels Sprouts

These little members of the cruciferous family of vegetables boast major health benefits.  They are high in vitamin K which helps blood to clot and aids bone metabolism.  They are high in vitamin C which helps our bodies to absorb iron and boosts immune function.  Brussels are high in antioxidants like kaempferol which eases inflammation,…

Tea Time – Peppy Peppermint

Peppermint extremely versatile and the oil is used throughout Chinese and Japanese medicine.  Menthol is the aspect of peppermint that gives it the cooling effect that we often associate with mint.  This tea is delicious served hot or cold, on its own or with some lemon.  Check out the health benefits below: Antimicrobial properties help…

Get Naked and Get Connected with Mother Earth

Have you ever noticed the peace, tranquility and relaxation you experience after walking barefoot on the beach, laying on your back in the park or sitting in your backyard barefoot?  Sure, the fresh air and sun help us to accomplish this, but so does the connection with the earth.  The earth is an unending source…

The Fabulous Fungi

Mushrooms, those little fungi, are possibly one of the most underestimated foods that we consume. In nature, mushrooms help to break down organic matter into fertile soil. They also contain incredibly powerful compounds that can improve health, fight cancer and balance your immune system. These compounds reduce inflammation, destroy infectious microbes, can slow down aging,…

Flower power – beating the common cold

Taken daily, echinacea can reduce the number of colds you get as well as the duration of any colds.  This amazing botanical stimulates production of antibodies and decreases the odds of catching the common cold by over half.  If you are not taking it daily, take it at the first sign of a cold to decrease…

DIY Immune Boosters

The stress of the holidays (and stress in general) can weaken your immune system.  Here are some all natural, DIY immune boosting tips sure to help keep that pep in your step! Smile and laugh: Laughter decreases stress hormones and increases immune cells and infection-fighting antibodies, which improves your resistance to disease, viruses and bacteria. Eat…

Natural remedies for the common cold

It is inevitable, winter is here, the kids are back in school and bacteria and viruses are running rampant.  Here are some easy, all natural ways to reduce the severity and length of your cold. Minimize your sugar intake, even those in juice and fruits. Sugar suppresses the immune system and can therefore increase the…

Immune Boost in a bottle

As we head into December, cold and flu season are fully upon us.  Don’t let the weather and stress of the holidays get your immune system down.  Boost your immune system naturally while you sleep by using this in a diffuser at night. 1 drop rosemary essential oil: a potent antioxidant with strong anti-cancer properties…