As the days get colder it’s vitally important to safeguard your winter wellness. This articles lists seven of the top natural remedies to help you stay well all winter long.
This list of complementary medicines includes traditional herbal medicines and specific nutrients to strengthen immunity.
Top 7 Natural Remedies For Winter Wellness
Andrographis paniculata (Andrographis)
This herb has traditionally been used to help reduce the symptoms associated with the common cold, such as fever, sore throats and coughs.
Echinacea augustifolia (Echinacea)
This herb is traditionally used for the symptomatic relief of coughs and colds. If those around you are sick it can also be taken to help prevent infections.
Olea europaea (Olive Leaf)
Olive Leaf extract is derived from the leaves of the Olive tree and contains a variety of bioactive compounds with antioxidant, and immune enhancing properties. Olive Leaf extract is traditionally used in Western herbal medicine for the symptomatic relief of colds and flu.
Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant that supports healthy immune system function. This vitamin can help reduce the severity and duration of symptoms of the common cold. Vitamin C is not made by the body so it must be sourced from dietary sources or nutritional supplementation.
D3 is one nutrient that plays an important role in maintaining immune defence. In fact, research shows a drop in vitamin D3 levels during the winter months can make you more likely to catch a cold or flu. D3 supplements are a cost effective way to ensure your D3 levels stay in a healthy range all winter long.
Quercetin is a dietary flavonoid that offers remarkable health benefits. In addition to supporting immune system function quercetin is also a potent antioxidant to naturally lower inflammation. For this reason quercetin is frequently recommended to help reduce symptoms associated with common colds, flu, and respiratory tract infections.
Zinc is found in virtually every cell of your body as this mineral supports multiple functions throughout the body. Zinc is often recommended during winter as it helps maintain a healthy immune response.
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