and tissues that work together to protect your body against infections. It also removes toxins, destroys tumor cells, and maintains overall health.
Did you know the immune system’s tissues comprise parts of the digestive, endocrine, respiratory, and even skeletal systems? While no system of the body operates on its own, the immune system has a uniquely symbiotic relationship with the body’s other systems and its cells can be found everywhere.
The normal functioning of the immune system is critical to our health. Therefore, the immune function should always be at the top of your list of health priorities this cold/flu season. The immune system doesn’t just keep colds and flu away. It is also the body’s best defense against any disease. Many herbs have traditionally been used to help support the immune system. These herbs help the body better cope with mental, environmental, and physical stress, support healthy inflammatory responses and promote a naturally healthy microbial balance in the GI tract, among other uses.
There are many powerful herbs that you can use to help increase the strength of your immune system, below are 7 that can have a tremendous effect on your health and are the ones I use the most in my immune formulas.
There you have it, 7 easily found herbs you can use to boost your immune system during the cold/flu season. I'm always here to help, email me if you have any immune system questions and click here now to check out my herbal supplements for cold/flu. Remember, is a good idea to keep these supplements in stock in your house, so when the cold/flu or covid symptoms begin you start taking these herbs immediately. This will shorten the severity and duration of the illness.
Dr. Toni is a Best-selling author, Holistic Health Practitioner (HHP) & Registered Herbalist in San Diego, California. She holds a PhD in psychology, and a Clinical Herbalist Certificate, an HHP certificate and is a Certified Trainer in the Success Principles. In private practice as a HHP she has been influenced by a variety of clinical modalities and orientations, and by the diverse life experiences of her clients. Toni’s approach to healing is holistic & transpersonal. In her work, she integrates the principles of Eastern and Western nutrition, herbololgy, energy medicine, Buddhist mindfulness and personal counseling to assist others in working through their physical or emotional blocks to attain optimal health.