How to Prevent the Flu Naturally
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By Dr. Michelle Jorgensen
Is there a way to prevent the flu naturally?
If you’ve been following the media, you know there is a lot of talk about viruses right now…
- Regular flu
It’s enough to make you never want to leave your home!
Part of the fear that comes from these kinds of illnesses is the helplessness of not knowing what to do to prevent or treat them.
Would you like to know how to prevent the flu naturally?
My goal is to give you the knowledge and help you need to feel able to handle these viruses if they come our way. You aren’t helpless. You need to be prepared, not scared.
How to Prevent the Flu Naturally - Natural Coronavirus and Regular Flu Prevention
Let’s talk about the coronavirus . . . There’s worldwide concern about it, and The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency.
The good news is that while aggressive, most people that are contracting the virus are getting better.
There are preventive measures we can use for this virus and other viruses like flu viruses that hit every year. I want to share some natural options for prevention of the flu for your home and family.
Wash Your Hands To Prevent the Flu Naturally
The number one thing you and everyone in your home can do to prevent infection is hand washing.
I know this sounds simple and maybe even a little silly…
…but washing your hands is the #1 disease prevention thing all of us can do.
The World Health Organization recommends washing hands:
- Frequently throughout the day with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
- Wash before eating, after using the toilet, before and after preparing food, and after touching animals or their waste.
- Wash frequently when you are out in public
You should also be aware of those who may be sick around you. The WHO also recommends:
- Staying at least 3 feet away from anyone that is coughing or sneezing
- If you cough or sneeze, cover your mouth with your hand or your bent arm.
- Do NOT touch your eyes, nose or mouth with your hands.
- Throw any used and damp kleenex or masks away immediately, only touching the unused portion.
Prevent the Flu Naturally by Building Your Immune System
The second most important thing you can do for prevention is to build your immune system and strength.
Have you ever wondered why some people get a cold and others don’t?
It’s all related to the immune system. To strengthen it you can take:
- Vitamin C– twice daily. 1,000mg each time. Half that dose for children. You can take more – your bowels will let you know when you’ve had enough.
- Vitamin D3– 5,000IU daily for adults. 2,000IU once a day for children. This should be in a supplement with Vitamin K2 for most efficacy.
- Multi-vitamin daily – Look for whole-food ingredients.
- Magnesium daily – Daily 1000 mg. Or you can apply it as a spray or oil on the body as well. This helps the body detox and support thousands of enzyme reactions in the body and helps reduce stress in the body and helps support the liver functions.
- Influenzinum– this is a homeopathic flu remedy. 5 beads or one dropper once a day if someone near you is sick, or once a week as a preventative measure.
Homeopathics are little understood remedies that use like to treat like. It’s similar to the idea of a vaccine, but in extremely dilute quantities, and can be very effective preventatively.
Take Care of Yourself to Prevent the Flu Naturally
Our liver is our main defense mechanism, so you must have a healthy liver to prevent the flu and other viruses from taking hold.
Use herbal liver tea or tincture every day. For the tea, you can include equal portions of Red Clover, Milk Thistle, Burdock Root, and Plantain or a premade mix.
Food is the best natural medicine for the flu. If you leave your body lacking, it will not have the defenses it needs to fight off disease.
And on the other hand, if it’s well fed with NUTRIENTS, not just food, it is strong and resistant to disease….
What do you eat for flu prevention?
- Eat healthy fats like olive oil, avocado oil, and grass-fed butter. Avoid vegetable oils, corn oils, soy oils, and canola.
- Eat lean meats, including fish weekly.
- Eat lots of plants, especially greens, cauliflower, broccoli, carrots, cabbages, and sweet potatoes. Cooked and raw.
- Include some healthy grains, some of which are oats, millet, and quinoa for healthy fiber and nutrients.
Just because it’s flu season doesn’t mean you have to get sick…
…with the help of these tips and a little extra effort you can prevent the flu naturally and make sure your family stays healthy all year long!
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