Autumn and winter, more than any other time of year, invites us to cocoon and rest in depth.
Indeed, your level of rest will directly influence the efficiency of your immune system: The fatigue you feel is “THE” barometer to listen to in order to take care of yourself, far from the tumult and stress.
It is therefore an invitation to take care of your most important vehicle: your body!
In winter, the body will manifest its dissatisfaction through what are called “symptoms”. One of the most common symptoms is fever.
Fever is actually a defense mechanism that our body uses in the early stages of an infection.
Its role is to boost immune reactions. The body will raise its temperature to stimulate the production of white blood cells and speed up blood circulation. This allows better elimination of pathogenic viruses and bacteria.
Our body has 5 outlets to eliminate toxins and metabolic wastes that accumulate in your body. These outlets are called emunctories (intestines, kidneys, skin, lungs, liver).
Our body could be compared to a house, we need to clean every nook and cranny to make it welcoming, clean and comfortable
This liquid must be as pure as possible to allow our cells to receive all the nutrition they need but also to allow them to eliminate the accumulated toxins. It is this lymphatic system that will then be responsible for transporting bodily waste to our emunctories.
Regularly consuming live foods rich in micronutrients and electromagnetic energy will make your body stronger. Living food recharges your batteries and will naturally strengthen your immune system!
This type of diet is said to be “alkaline,” which means that it will help us effectively fight inflammation and cell acidosis. However, an inflamed body in acidosis (the opposite of alkaline) will make your body more permeable to pathogenic microorganisms and viruses that cross our body.
There are extraordinary natural supplements that help our body in an ultra effective way to counter winter ailments. Here is the best! Tested and approved (all these products have the advantages of having a preventive and curative effect!):
- Natural vitamin C supplements:
Vitamin C is “the” vitamin that stimulates the immune system. Studies show the real benefit of an assiduous vitamin C cure. It would prevent winter ailments.
The pollen will exceptionally fortify the body to fight against fatigue and infections. Fresh, raw and frozen pollen will be your vitality ally. It is full of antioxidants, amino acids and vitamin B group. In addition it contains probiotics that will strengthen the body’s natural immunity, thanks to the action they will have on our intestinal flora . I use the pollen from “Pollenergie” a lot, the quality of which is the best you can find on the French market.
Honey, on the other hand, has medicinal properties to fight against fever and respiratory infections, it is used in very simple recipes, including my favorite recipe that you will discover very soon.
Propolis is a resin collected patiently by bees from the buds of certain trees. The main components of propolis are flavonoids & phenols with very high antiseptic properties. You can easily find it in pharmacy & organic stores. The best that I have tested are those of “Ballot-Flurin” & “Pollenergie”. You will see below that propolis is one of the key ingredients to treat you effectively and pleasantly in winter.
It is rich in proteins, good fats and good sugars, minerals, vitamins and trace elements. We now know that royal jelly allows the incredible longevity of 5 to 6 years enjoyed by queen bees while the working life of workers will hardly exceed 45 days.
Do you know rum toddy? Here I offer you a plant grog! This recipe is very valuable to help you counter various winter ailments.
- GROG ingredients:
- Dried thyme
- 1 lemon
- Ginger root
- Ravinstara essential oil.
Step 1 :
Using your juice extractor or a simple vegetable grater & a lemon squeezer, make a fresh mixture of lemon (1/4) and ginger (3/4)
2nd step :
Boil some water and infuse it for 5 minutes with thyme in herbal tea
Filter your thyme tea and incorporate your lemon / ginger mixture
Mix this mixture well, incorporating one tsp. of honey with a drop of essential oil of ravintsara and 5 drops of propolis. (the essential oil can only be diluted in hot water with honey or sugar)
Make yourself comfortable and warm with this magic drink to consume two or three times a day until full recovery.