Flu Be Gone! // Immune-Boosting Elderberry Probiotic Tonic (Recipe!)
This winter weather can be brutal on the immune system, and even if you take really good care of yourself, you might find yourself feeling under the weather. If you're feeling ill, or maybe you just feel that your immune system could use a boost - try this amazing tonic!
Ingredient Health Benefits
Elderberry - contains high levels of antioxidants known as anthocyanins which have been shown to reduce inflammation-associated swelling (great for sore throats!), and help the body fight bacterial and viral infection.
Probiotics - helps repopulate the gut with friendly flora to boost immunity (80% of our immune system is in the gut!)
Enzymes - aids in digestion, and takes the strain off of digestive organs while the body fends off the pathogen and heals.
Lemon - contains bioflavonoids, Vitamin C, and enzymes, and is cleansing to the liver and alkalinizing to the body's pH.
4oz purified water - use warm water for a sore throat
2oz fresh squeezed lemon juice
1 tbs elderberry syrup - the highest quality organic you can find, preferably made with raw honey
1/4 tsp Veggimins Easy Enzymes
Optional - add grated ginger or turmeric root for added healing benefits!
Mix with a spoon, enjoy, and feel better soon!