5 Herbs to Boost Your Immune System

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Feeling the cold or flu coming on? Or do you just want to help strengthen your immune system during the winter months? Check out our top five immune-boosting herbs you can use every day to heal and strengthen your immune system.

 
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1. Echinacea

At the first sign of cold or flu symptoms, we reach for Echinacea. This herb jump-starts your natural defenses as it activates white blood cells in the fight against germs and infection. Try it in tincture form to boost your immune and respiratory health on-the-go.

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2. Olive Leaf

This powerful herb kills everything from bacteria to viruses to boost your immune system and increase energy levels. It even fights against skin conditions like acne when drops are added to your favorite face wash or lotion.

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3. Elderberry

We’ve all had a cold that has lingered for weeks or even months. With the powerful antioxidants found in these medicinal berries, you can wipe out your cold or flu naturally so you won’t have to worry about it sticking around longer than it needs to.

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4. Oregano

This may be one of your favorite culinary seasonings, but did you know the herb is also amazing for medicinal use? It holds the trifecta with antifungal, antiviral, and antiparasite compounds, making it the perfect herb to boost your immune system and improve digestion. Relax in a hot bath with a few drops to relieve even the most stubborn cold or indigestion.

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5. Reishi

One of our essentials for conquering a stressful day is reishi. This medicinal mushroom is a true superfood, jam-packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that strengthen your immune defense while balancing hormones and stress levels. Use in tincture or powder form for a quick immune and mood boost.