Cold & Flu Season – How to Live Well

Do you feel protected and ready for the height of cold and flu season?
Are you in the know about H1N1/’Swine’ Flu?

Have you read differing opinions as to what’s best for you, your family, and your community when selecting cold and flu care options?

Are you aware of natural ways to help protect, prevent, and heal from colds and flu?

There are many, gentle, natural, healthy, and amazing ways to strengthen the immune system, boost cold & flu prevention, and heal related illness more rapidly.

Here are a few examples:

*Herbal Teas: Rosehips, hibiscus, lemongrass, peppermint, spearmint, chicory, cinnamon, cloves

*Cooking Spices & Herbs: Oregano, thyme, basil, garlic, onion, ginger, black, white, or red pepper, cumin, curry, paprika

*Fruits With Vitamin C: Grapefruit, orange, lemon, lime, tangerine, Satsuma, kumquat, mango, papaya, pineapple, tomato

*Leafy, Green Vegetables: Cabbage, broccoli, mustard greens, collard greens, spinach, mixed lettuces

*Sour, Spicy, and Pungent Foods: Turnips, radishes, celery, horseradish, jalapeno, Chile peppers, plums, pickles, prunes

*Foods That Keep Mucus Membranes Moist & Protected: Avocado, vegetable/seed/& nut oils, whole grains, milk fats not dairy! (goat, almond milk, coconut,), honeys, molasses, agave syrups, fruit pectin’s

*Liquids That Cleanse The Organs: Water, fruit & vegetable juices such as cranberry, carrot, apple, cucumber and all vinegars

*Sea Salt: Sea salt is a natural antimicrobial, blood/organ cleanser, and immune booster

*Vitamin Therapy: Taking a natural multi-vitamin can be helpful, especially, to those who are immunocompromised

*Aromatherapy :creams, baths gels, or air scents with lavender, rosemary, rosewater, eucalyptus, peppermint, chamomile, tea tree oil, vanilla

*Herbal poultices and cloths to reduce fever: The skin is the largest organ on the human body! Herbal poultices pull disease out and release healing agents inward

*Homeopathy: Homeopathic give us a minute dosage of an ingredient that is very energetically, potent to our system and can help to free us from sickness, illness residues, and stagnant energies

*Feng Shui: Home cleaning to rid house of clutter, dust, stale energies and create movement

*Healing Touch: Massage, Acupressure, Acupuncture, Reiki, Rolfing to keep muscles and meridians clear relaxed and clear

*Emotional cleansing: to keep throat and heart chakras/energies joyous

*Wash hands frequently: Among the best ways to keep infections down

*Stay relaxed and have fun! The primary, cause of illness to the body is stress. Adding more downtime, meditation, regular exercise, yoga, music, games, and outdoor recreation are great ways to keep the body, mind, heart, and spirit relaxed and cleansed.

Remember, colds and flues are part of our healing journeys! However, if we feel prepared and act, wisely, we are sure to have the best outcome.

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