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Vitamin C

Vitamin C has become a household regular in the supplements cabinet.  When it comes to viral infections, many people reach for Vitamin C in the hope of preventing or reducing severity/duration of infections.  So, how much Vitamin C does a person need?  That depends on if you want to prevent deficiency, increase insufficient levels, help … Read more

Healing with Plants: Beating the Winter Bugs

The strongest weapon against the first signs of infection is a robust immune system that is primed and ready for attack.  With the cold and flu season looming, traditional herbal wisdom provides us with a powerful toolbox we can draw upon to stimulate the immune response in effort to combat viruses before they take hold … Read more

Herbs, Nutrition and Supplements for Immune Defence

Herbal medicines have shown the potential to assist in the treatment of several types of viral infection resistant to medical treatment53. Different viruses use a range of strategies to enter host cells.  The SARS-CoV-2 virus enters by attaching to angiotensin-converting-enzyme-2 (ACE-2) linkages on the surface of cells in the respiratory tract.  These cells are also … Read more