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  • Carol Braverman

Strengthen Your Immunity Throughout Cold and Flu Season

10 Tips to Boost Your Immune System During the Winter Months

Oranges and their peels are loaded with vitamins C and K

When we are prepared with the basics on hand, we can respond quickly at the very first sign of a respiratory infection. If you want to strengthen your immunity throughout the cold and flu season, follow this evergreen list of 10 tips.

  1. Orange peel tea with honey – it works, and here’s how to make it.

  2. Supplement your diet with Vitamin C, Vitamin D3, zinc, and garlic.

  3. Clean your ears with hydrogen pyroxide

  4. Use a neti pot and/or nasal spray regularly – it creates an inhospitable environment inside your nasal passages

  5. Chinese herbal formulas – we have a slew of formulas for respiratory infections

  6. Clean and disinfect. Wash your hands frequently, cover your mouth if you sneeze or cough and avoid touching your mucus membranes (mouth, eyes, nose) if you’re around someone who is sick, and clean and disinfect all common surfaces and objects that could be contaminated.

  7. Exercise to boost immunity, 30 -90 minutes daily

  8. Layer clothes to respond easily to fluctuating temperatures in winter

  9. Get lots of sleep

  10. Use a humidifier when you sleep


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