Elderberry is extremely high in vitamin C, flavonoids & virus-fighting proteins that work together to give your immune system an extra shield against the cold & flu. Taking 1 tsp. to 1 tbsp. of the extract 2X a day can do wonders for your immunity. Its antioxidant activity lowers cholesterol, improve vision, boosts immunity, improves heart health & heals bacterial & viral infections & tonsillitis. Its anthocyanins protect the inner layer of blood vessels from oxidative stress.
When it comes to colds and congestion, ginger and lemon pack a powerful punch – so make up a batch of this soothing lemon ginger drink to get better! Ginger warms the body and is known to help with decongestion. It is also thought to boost circulation and the immune system. Lemon is high in vitamin C, has antibacterial properties, and is said to aid in breaking fevers and soothing sore throats.
Benefits of Probiotics ~ Our bodies actually contain more than 100 trillion bacteria. That’s more than 10 times the number of human cells we have in our bodies! Probiotics are “good” living bacteria that help balance out the bad guys and keep our health in tip-top shape. Keeping an approximate 80/20 balance of “good” bacteria to “bad” bacteria helps support optimal gut health, improve digestion and boost our immune system.