Modern life, with all its stress and toxins, can easily get your system run down. This is especially true for kids, and its sad that more and more of our children are suffering from allergies, respiratory problems and frequent infections.
Herbs may not be a short-term solution to relieve your symptoms, but these remedies can boost your immune system and help your body fight off infections. For more ideas on boosting your immune system check out Just Cleansing
Echinacea - the herb that keeps you from getting ill. That's the received wisdom, and there's actually a lot of truth to it. The Echinacea plant has been used for hundreds of years by Native Americans, giving lasting relief from a number of different ailments.
Recent studies though, have focused on its ability to stimulate your immune system and prepare your body to fend off allergies
and common infections such as flu.
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Garlic is perhaps the most ancient remedy there is. An Egyptian papyrus from 1500 BC lists 22 separate recipes and treatments containing Garlic! It has been used by doctors throughout the ages, particularly before the dawn of modern medicine. Its effectiveness is unchanged.
Garlic is not only useful for treating existing complaints; it is also a powerful preventative medicine. By lowering
cholesterol levels, regulating blood sugar, lowering blood pressure and boosting the immune system, garlic helps to build
up your body and restore its defences against both age and disease.
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Ginseng is a very popular herb in Asia, where it features not just in the cuisine but also as an all-purpose, life-giving herbal remedy. It has been used for centuries but Western medicine is yet to fully understand its abilities.
Traditionally ginseng has been used to reduce stress on the body, increase the strength of the immune system and delay the effects
of aging. However, more recently it has been found to help with Diabetes, low libido and even cancer.
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Clinical studies on Maitake have shown extraordinary effects on Cancer and HIV sufferers. This
herb boosts your immune system and helps the body fight off infections, diseases and allergies.
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