Honning in on how to take care of yourself during these crazy times...
In May of 2020, our founder, DeeAnn, was featured in Honne magazine to discuss her best tactics to boost immunity and remain healthy during the Coronavirus pandemic. As a clinical herbalist, she offers her advice on the best vitamins to take, easy recipes for teas and other remedies, and dives into the significance the outdoors have on your health.
A sneak peak at the article...
Herbs and Vitamins
I grew up in an herbal-happy home, so I developed a taste for herbs early on...though I will warn you: not all herbs taste great, and some can be quite challenging to get down. For example, Osha root is one plant that I cannot seem to pallet even to this day, but my husband loves it. We all are different and what works for one does not translate to another, so be open-minded AND patient with yourself.
The Essential Vitamins (Always important for Health and wellbeing): Vitamins A, C, D3, E, and B.
Probiotics help to keep the gut healthy to ensure the immune system is functioning well.
Zinc has been shown to reduce the duration of flu and cold symptoms from 7.6 to 4.4 days. Boosts immunity and speeds wound healing. take with food to avoid feeling nausea.
Fresh crushed garlic has antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal activity. One raw clove a day for prevention. Crush the clove and let it sit for 10 min to release the immune-enhancing compounds of garlic.
Thanks for the feature, Honne Magazine!