Sneezing, coughing, fever, aches and pains…
Worried about flu symptoms like these? As winter approaches, most of us are.
In today’s blog, I provide you with a comprehensive seven-step plan for preventing colds and flu and staying healthy this winter.
I also include eight supplements to boost your immune system and help you fight off sickness.
Could pesto be a prescription for swine flu? When I heard that some people are using basil as a treatment for H1N1, I had to know more. Here’s what I discovered…
It turns out that a variety of basil known as holy basil or tulsi (Ocimum tenuiflorum), which has long been used as a medicinal herb in Ayurveda, is now being used in India and elsewhere to treat H1N1. According to WebMD, “chemicals in holy basil are thought to decrease pain and swelling (inflammation).”
Especially when there are flu and virus outbreaks in your community, added protection against germs is often warranted. Try these homemade essential oil mists — an easy way to add antiviral and antibacterial yet natural scent to your home. They are proven allies in the fight against germs, and they don’t pose the health dangers of many store-bought disinfectants.
This cold winter has left many with the eternal sniffles — and wondering if they should exercise through a cold or lay off until it’s passed.
According to the American Council on Exercise, the average adult has two to three respiratory infections every year. That can really throw a wrench into what I hope is your regular exercise regimen. Sometimes light workouts are OK when you’re sick and may even help ease some symptoms.