Healing with Herbs
Welcome back to our Make a Difference Mondays! This week we will be discussing Fall Medicinal Herbs to be sure to have in your medicine cabinet to maintain a healthy immune system through out fall and winter. Some really important herbs to have on hand are:
Foods That Help the Immune System
There are also many foods that you can eat during the fall and winter that will help maintain a healthy immune system. Using the power of food is a great and natural way to to enhance the bodies ability to produce more antibodies that fight off seasonal viruses.
Ginger helps with nausea, inflammation, and is a great resource when the immune system takes a dive when sickness or stomach bugs roll around.
Garlic is really good for lowering blood pressure, helps ward off unwanted bacteria, and can also help with minimizing the growth of candida in the gut and skin.
Turmeric has incredible anti-inflammatory properties that can really help with arthritis. But be sure to include black pepper while using turmeric because that’s what activates the healthy properties!
Green Tea is full of antioxidants and EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate) antioxidants help in the healing of the body and EGCG helps with weight loss and the reduction and shrinking of fat cells in the body.