Eschew the Flu

Recover Faster From Seasonal Maladies With These Specialized Formulas

They say you can’t avoid death and taxes. Here’s one more thing to add to that list—the flu. Sometimes, despite our best efforts to eat well, take supplements, exercise, and get plenty of sleep, we find ourselves flat on our backs for several days with, ugh, the flu. What can you do to help your body fight off this nasty virus? There are several excellent natural products that can help. We spotlight five here that you can take at the very first sign of illness.

Engystol by HEEL Hyland's Flu Care 4 Kid

Engystol by HEEL

What's In It?
Two potent homeopathic remedies.

How It Works:
Helps to naturally strengthen the body's immune response; also helps alleviate symptoms associated with the flu, including body aches, fever, and chills.

How to Use:
Follow the label directions and start taking Engystol at the very first indication of illness.

Misc. Notes:
Engystol is safe for adults and children and has no known side effects or interactions.

Complete Flu Care 4 Kids by Hyland's

What's In It?
A combination of six homeopathic medicines.

How It Works:
Helps little bodies feel better by easing coughs, congestion, fevers, headaches, and body aches; also naturally bolsters immunity.

How to Use:
Follow label instructions. Complete Flu Care 4 Kids can be used initially as often as every 15 minutes until some relief is noted.

Misc. Notes:
This non-drowsy formula is free of side effects, and does not interact with other medications.

Sambucus (nigra) Black Elder Berry Extract by Nature's Answer

What's In It?
An extract of the herb black elderberry.

How It Works:
Black elderberry is a powerful antiviral herb that has been clinically shown to help speed recovery from the flu. It can also help prevent you from getting sick in the first place by boosting the immune system's strength.

How to Use:
Take 1 tsp. four times per day in a small amount of water.

Misc. Notes:
A great-tasting and alcohol-free liquid.

Thera Zinc

Surprising Immune Stimulant

According to Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, author of Real Cause, Real Cure, natural thymic hormone is a powerful immune boost. "It's is a very effective immune stimulant that should be in everyone's medicine cabinet," he says. At the onset of illness, dissolve a packet of the thymic-containing supplement ProBoost under your tongue, three times daily, until the infection clears up—usually within 12—36 hours.

Wellness FluGuard by Source Naturals

What's In It?
This comprehensive flu remedy features some 14 different homeopathic medicines.

How It Works:
Helps to reduce the duration and severity of all flu symptoms.

How to Use:
Let one capful of pellets dissolve in your mouth every six hours, up to four times per day. Take 20 minutes before or after food or liquid.

Misc. Notes:
Safe for adults and children over age 2. Developed by a naturopathic doctor.

Thera Zinc Oral Spray
by Quantum Health

What's In It?
Zinc is blended with antiviral, healing herbs, including slippery elm, elderberry, and echinacea.

How It Works:
Helps soothe sore throat and boost the body's immune response; also helps speed recovery from illness.

How to Use:
Perfect to keep on-hand throughout cold and flu season—use immediately when symptoms strike.

Misc. Notes:
Take two sprays every two hours. Spray in the very back of your throat for best results.




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