These are a good source of flavonoids including quercetin and the anthocyanins. I LOVE this fruit because these flavonoids have significant anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects and can activate immune cells that help the body to fight off viruses. Be gone cold! Sambucol is a great brand. You can get it at any health food store. It’s best to take it before you have a full-blown cold. By the way, it tastes DELICIOUS!
THE ULTIMATE COLD-PROOF BLEND
Blend all of the following ingredients (add water too) in a blender until nice and smooth! Take 1 Tablespoon up to 3 times daily. Yep, it’s that simple!
Bacteria and viruses that cause cold and flu symptoms thrive in an acidic environment in the body, due to excess stress and unhealthy foods and lifestyle.
Drinking lemon water has an alkalizing effect on the body.
Immune boosting and great for soothing coughs!
Add this to sweeten the flavor.
Known for both their anti-viral and anti-inflammatory properties.
These are full of Vitamin C and have anti-congestive properties, which can offer relief from respiratory conditions such as coughs, bronchitis and asthma. They are also antiseptic, which means they may protect against respiratory infections.
A.K.A. The Mucous Buster. In regards to fighting colds it is a decongestant and has anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties.