18 Jun Prepare Your Immunity!
Sharing viruses isn’t just for computers!
It’s time to give your immune system the support it needs for the upcoming indoors-ier, virus sharing times.
If you’re looking for seasonal support for your immune system, we have everything you need including the following researched and tested options:
Probiotics and Immune Health:
“Current evidence shows promise for further developing health benefits and the efficacy of probiotics and probiotic-derived factors on the regulation of host homeostasis, including immune health…”
Immune System Effects of Echinacea, Ginseng, and Astragalus:
“Traditional herbal medicine provides several remedies for strengthening the body’s resistance to illness through effects on immune system components…”
Can Vitamin C Prevent a Cold?:
“…taking at least 200 mg of vitamin C per day did appear to reduce the duration of cold symptoms by an average of 8% in adults and 14% in children, which translated to about one less day of illness. “That could be important for some people, since the common cold causes 23 million lost days of work each year,” says Dr. Bistrian.”
Immune Modulation From Five Major Mushrooms: Application to Integrative Oncology
“Mushrooms are reported to have antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, cardiovascular-protective, antidiabetic, hepatoprotective, and anticancer properties. It is well-established that mushrooms are adept at immune modulation and affect hematopoietic stem cells, lymphocytes, macrophages, T cells, dendritic cells (DCs), and natural killer (NK) cells.1”
If you’ve enjoyed a bit of geeking out on these studies and want to prepare for the upcoming season, stop in and connect with a Wellness Specialist to learn about our options for immune help! <3
Pictured Immune Helpers:
Garden of Life: Organic Kids+ Probiotics
Mega Food: Kids Daily Immune
Eclectic Institute: Echinacea Astragalus
Enzymatic: Sea Buddies Immune Defense
Functional Botanicals: Biodegradable bamboo wipes for hands and face.
Host Defense: Mycoshield Spray: Immune Support
Gaia: Echinacea Goldenseal Propolis Spray
OM: Organic Turkey Tail Mushroom Powder
Urban Moonshine: Immune Tonic with Reishi and Astragalus
Mega Food: MegaFlora Probiotics