To feed or not to feed a cold and fever?

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Every year we face this age old question as we feel miserable and lose days of work and pleasure.

Of course echinacea is always on the list of remedies — but there are more and they come with a lot of supporting evidence to encourage their use.  For more information, we invite your inquiries.

Botanicals and herbals to consider for colds and the flu!

  •  Echinacea:
    • Helps to keep the immune system healthy and strong
    • Offers protection against the flu virus
  •  Elderberry:
    • Used for centuries as a tonic for colds, flu and sinus infection
    • Increases perspiration which acts to detoxify the body.  This, in turn, reduces fever and purifies blood
    • Safe for children
    • Suggest a tea of elderberry, peppermint and yarrow
  •  Ginger:
    • Used since ancient times for a variety of conditions
    • Powerful anti-inflammatory
    • Helps to treat common cold, flu-like symptoms and headaches
    • Strengthens immunity
    • Suggest a tea of cinnamon sticks and ginger
    • An aid to the immune system, in higher doses
  •  Andrographis:
    • Reduces symptoms of cough, sore throat, headache and fever
    • Helps prevent upper respiratory infections
    • Claims of it reducing the duration and severity of colds and the flu
  •   Boneset:
    • An immune stimulant
    • Helps to reduce body aches and pains
    • Acts as an anti-viral which helps dry out mucus and stimulate digestion of toxins
    • Treatment for the flu, fevers, respiratory allergies, chills, rheumatism, bruises, urinary tract infection and jaundice
    • Also contains 23 nutraceuticals

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