With our current health crisis, we want to do all that we can to stay healthy. We frequently hear from different outlets the importance of hand washing, social distancing, and staying home if you are feeling sick. But what other things can we do at home to help stay healthy? Here are 12 tips for viral protection.
What Can We Do At Home for viral protection?
1. Avoiding Sugar– sugar suppresses the immune system for hours following consumption.
2. Gargling– gargle daily with warm salt water. This also stimulates our critical vagus nerve!
3. Saline Rinsing– daily warm salt water nasal rinses using a netti pot or nasal spray.
4. Dry Skin Brushing– use a dry skin brush prior to taking a shower to stimulate the lymphatic, circulatory, integumentary, and nervous system.
5. Vitamin C– vitamin C twice per day has been know to support the immune system, liver, and adrenal glands.
6. Vitamin D3– a daily dose of vitamin D3 has been know to boost the immune system and improve mood.
7. Olive Leaf– an herbal remedy that has been known to ward off viruses, bacteria, parasite, fungi, and yeast as well as improve circulation in the body.
8. Elderberry– an herbal remedy that has been know to fight off viruses and boost the immune system.
9. Echinacea– another wonderful herbal remedy that has been know to fight viruses and boost the immune system.
10. Garlic– an herbal remedy that has been known to ward off various microbes, as well as support circulation and the locomotor system.
11. Colloidal Silver– a remedy that has been known as an all encompassing antimicrobial!
12. Wet Sock Therapy– a simple at home remedy when you feel like you are coming down with a bug. All you need is a pair of cotton socks, a pair of wool socks, hot water, ice cold water, and a warm bed to lay in. To learn more about wet sock therapy and how to do it, click here.
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