Many of you have written, asking what kind of herbs would help when someones immune system has been compromised. These recommendations are not meant to take the place any prescription medication or drug you or anyone else may be taking at this moment and are to be read in the light that they are for informational purposes only and have not proven to have any kind of healing aspects and may even be dangerous to your health.
There for please contact your physician before embarking on any-kind of herbal supplementation as the risks of negative interactions with prescribed drugs is highly possible. Here at Creative Health Institute we do not utilize any herbal formulas that are not food based. Our belief is that fresh organic sprouts, leafy greens, fruits and vegetables server as the foundation to the highest levels of health possible. We will be forever grateful to Dr. Ann Wigmore for showing us the way.
Often used externally for healing wounds, burns etc., but can be used internally as an intestinal cleaner and healer.
This is a Chinese herb which stimulates the immune system and increases the activity of white blood cells. It also helps prevent colds and treats common bronchial infections.
This herb possesses anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties and also helps strengthen the immune system. It is also beneficial in skin disorders.
A Peruvian herb that helps fight or prevent infection by boosting the immune system.
A popular herb for cleansing the body of germs by killing bacteria in illnesses such as colds. It also aids in the treatment of sore throats and feverishness by warming the body and inducing beneficial sweating.
A green micro-algae so not strictly a herb, but a powerful detoxifier, intestinal deodoriser and healer.
Useful for urinary tract infections e.g. cystitis, it prevents harmful bacteria living in the walls of the urinary tract.
Possibly the first choice for stimulating the immune system, increasing white blood cell production and activity and stimulating antibody production. This reduces the ability of harmful bacteria and virus to spread. It is commonly taken to help prevent or speed the recovery from colds, flu and many other infections.
This common herb possesses anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti inflammatory properties and is also an excellent tonic for the digestive system.
Used in the treatment of sore throats and to loosen and expel mucus.
This herb reduces fevers and is excellent in reducing the severity of migraines and headaches.
The most popular of all herbs with anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral and anti-parasitic properties which make it the perfect choice for any colds, flu or common infections.
there are 3 types of this – American, Korean and Siberian – and they all help to aid recovery from illness, fight fatigue and strengthen the central nervous system.
GOLDEN SEAL ROOT
This kills many disease causing organisms e.g. bacteria, yeasts, fungi and parasites and also helps to boost the immune system by toning the blood and enhancing spleen activity. Golden seal helps everything from cystitis to respiratory infections.
A useful diuretic and antiseptic helping fluid retention and urinary tract infections.
One of the most widely used Chinese herbs. It has strong anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties and therefore it is useful in the treatment of colds and flu.
This herb is commonly used in cooking and is very popular for dry, chesty coughs, bronchitis and asthma. The oil has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties.
There are many more great immune system builders. Meet with your physician before using any of the above listed items. If you are interested in knowing more about herbs and wild edibles, let us know. We can be reached at 866.426.1213
Robert Morgan – Bobby – Creative Health Institute – Union City, Michigan