Immune Support Round Two

Immune Support Round Two

By Karen Morris

With new waves of the virus spreading, it’s time we check in with our own immunity to see what changes we can make and how we can improve our own health. I would like to use this blog to highlight some key vitamins and herbals which can not only support your immune system but boost your overall health and wellbeing. 

Let’s start with Zinc!

At Herbsonlineshop we have several choices of zinc available, one of which is Zinc Sulphate.

The benefits of zinc sulfate extend from Fast absorption: Zinc sulfate in an aqueous solution that is highly bioavailable for fast repletion of zinc levels.  

Zinc supports healthy immune function: A dietary zinc deficiency impairs healthy functioning of the immune system, increasing the susceptibility to infection. Zinc is essential for mediating non-specific immunity such as neutrophils and NK cells and affecting the development of acquired immunity and T-lymphocyte function.

Vitamin C

Liposomal Vitamin C 120ml Vegetarian is a fantastic source of Vitamin C with easy absorption and access by the body, Liposomal Vitamin C provides this key foundational nutrient formulated with liposomal technology. There are no unpleasant side effects of this formula and it is an extremely effective way to boost your immunity. 

Vitamin D & K

Vitamin D & K supports replenishment and restoration of Vitamin D levels and calcium absorption. This is particularly beneficial at a time like now, where quarantine has many of us inside and therefore reducing our level of exposure to the sun. It is a bioavailable formulation developed to specifically support replenishment and restoration of Vitamin D levels.

COQ10

Coq10 (Ubiquinol) supports heart health and energy production.

Ubiquinol is necessary in all cells to support energy production and energy levels and helps to protect cells from oxidative effects of healthy ageing. CoQ10 also augments the immune system, and acts as an antioxidant, it plays a significant role in boosting the immune system when tissues and cells involved with immune function are required. It is important to take an adequate supply of CoQ10 for optimal function.
Coq10 is responsible for mitochondrial health and during viral and bacterial infections, the mitochondria turns into a battle ship and helps the immune system to fight. Therefore it is very important to take Coq10 when fighting the flu.

Immune/Lung/CV Herbal

Herbsonlineshop herbal for helping to strengthen the lungs and fight and reduce the length and severity of viruses.

Consisting of lomatium, Baical sculcap, licorice root , Mullein, Elecampane, Pleurisy root, poke root herbal extracts.

Lomatium (lomatium dissectum) contains antiviral properties that have been shown to be a potent treatment for viral illnesses such as influenza and is extremely important in supporting the respiratory system during lung viral infections.

The following antiviral phytomedicines have demonstrated activity against the coronavirus: Baical Skullcap and Licorice.

Mullein contains approximately 3 percent mucilage, which is thought to be responsible for the soothing actions that mullein has on the body’s mucous membranes. Mullein Liquid Herb Extract may be helpful with Bronchitis, cold, flu, couph, pharyngitis.

Elecampane (Inula helenium) may be helpful with Bronchitis, cold, flu, lung infection. Elecampane has been long valued as a tonic herb for the respiratory system.

Pleurisy root is used for coughs, swelling of the lining of the lungs (pleurisy), swelling of the air sacs in the lungs (pneumonitis), swelling of the airways (bronchitis), influenza, and swine flu.

If you are wanting to learn more please do get in touch or, if you would like to know more about any of our herbs and supplements give us a call on 02 9555 5117. At Herbs Online Shop we post direct to you, saving you time and money, simply place your order of herbs online or on the phone and we send your herbs and supplements to you the same day! Want to know more? Why not join the Herbs Online Shop community and follow us on Instagram @herbsonlineshop and Facebook, Herbs Online Shop. 

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