Immune Boosting Herbal Recipe
As the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic rises, concerns over healthcare and the ability to contain widespread contagion increases. As of today, there are nearly 560,000 coronavirus cases diagnosed worldwide. Take preventative steps to better protect your health and well-being. Improving your immune system is your best line of defense. The following is an herbal recipe to help boost your immunity to fight off viral diseases.
In addition to wearing masks and washing your hands frequently using alcohol based hand rub or soap and water, you can eat more fruits and vegetables rich in vitamins C and E such as guava, golden kiwi, strawberry, orange, flax seed oil, etc. If you want to augment Qi and calm spirit, try this herbal recipe:
Huang Qi (astragalus)
Gou Qi Zi (goji berries)
Da Zao (jujube – red dates)
Ren Shen (white ginseng): 2-3 slices
Put the ingredients in a thermos bottle and let it stand for 30 minutes. Consume warm. Drink 3 times a week to boost your immune system.
Herbal Fun Facts
Huang Qi - Sweet and slightly warm in nature. Tonifies Qi and blood, strengthens Spleen, raises Yang Qi, stabilizes the exterior and tonifies the Lungs, promotes urination and reduces edema, and generates body fluids
Gou Qi Zi - Sweet and neutral in nature. Nourishes and tonifies Liver and Kidney blood and Yin, benefits essence and eyes, nourishes Yin and the Lungs
Da Zao - Sweet and warm in nature. Tonifies Spleen and Stomach, augments Qi, nourishes blood and calms the spirit, and harmonizes the prosperities of other herbs
Ren Shen - Sweet, slightly bitter and warm in nature. Powerfully tonifies Yuan (source) Qi, tonifies Spleen and Stomach Qi, tonifies Lung Qi, generates body fluids and stops thirst, tonifies Heart Qi and calms the spirit
During this challenging and evolving situation, we hope everyone remains healthy and safe. Have hope that brighter days are ahead. Stay safe. Be well.
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