A strong and efficient immune system is perhaps the greatest health asset. But in today’s world, maintaining optimal immunity is turning out to be one of our greatest health challenges. Beyond protecting against viruses like the common cold or flu — although this is certainly a critical consideration for the upcoming season — our immune systems work very closely with many other body systems.
Astragalus will target toxins in organs and tissues and boost vital energy to support your immune system this fall. This savory vegetable soup is an amazing traditional recipe that includes superherbs like astragalus, garlic, and medicinal mushrooms into your diet.
With cold and flu season around the corner, it's more important than ever to make sure your immune system is primed and ready to support optimal vitality. And a healthy diet packed with immune-friendly foods is one of the best ways to do just that.
Stay healthy with these top travel tips, so you can enjoy your well-deserved vacation to the fullest!
A gentle, seasonal spring cleanse offers numerous health benefits, but as with any new program, it’s important start slowly and go easy on yourself. One common issue with many detox protocols is that they promise a “quick fix” using harsh ingredients that can send the body into a “detox crisis” with difficult reactions like headaches, digestive issues, lethargy, brain fog and more. However, there are easier, more comfortable and safer ways to remove toxins from the body and avoid unpleasant detox reactions
It’s estimated that one in seven Americans experience some degree of seasonal allergies, triggered most often in the early spring when budding plants fill the air with pollen and other particulates. Luckily, there are a number of natural solutions to help address such seasonal discomforts.
If you want a refreshing way to improve your digestion, enhance your immune system and increase your peace of mind, try chai tea. Scientific research is now confirming what people in India have known for thousands of years: Chai is not only soothing and uplifting -- it also benefits numerous areas of health, for long-term vitality.
Tibetan herbalism carries a rich and sophisticated history of traditional use. A Tibetan herbal formula often includes more than 20 unique ingredients, and sometimes more than 100! These ingredients can generally be grouped into three classes: 1. A major group of ingredients that target specific area(s) in the body 2. A secondary group that supports and sustains the effects of the first group 3. A third group that helps balance the first two groups
During the cold, short days of winter it’s all too easy to become vitamin D deficient. The lack of sunlight and increased time spent indoors attribute to lower vitamin D levels and can lead to increased risk for bone and cardiovascular damage. Find out what you can do to keep your vitamin D levels up and keep your body’s systems working for you all season.
Most of us need extra immune support during the winter – this we know. But to reach optimal health this time of year, there are a number of additional steps we can take, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Greater vitality and overall wellness can be reached by following time-honored practices that align us with nature to deeply nourish body, mind and spirit.
Spices do more than just boost flavor in food. They can also have a multitude of added health benefits. From cellular wellness to detoxification and heavy metal removal, find out which spices can assist wellbeing and how to maximize the results of these common botanicals.
Winter is prime time for colds, flu and other illnesses. If you want to keep your health from falling along with the temperature, there are basic natural measures you can take that can protect your wellness. Here’s what you need to know about what’s lurking in the cold.
One of the best ways to care for ourselves, increase our healing capacity, and enhance our connections to others is through mind-body practices. Today, scientific research is exploring these fascinating relationships, and confirming what ancient spiritual disciplines have been teaching for thousands of years.
With cold and flu season ramping up, a healthy diet matters more than ever. Here’s a list of 10 foods and common kitchen ingredients to help supercharge immunity and boost overall wellness in the process.