Immune-Boosting and Virus-Fighting Drinks and Smoothies to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

April 06, 2020

Immune-Boosting and Virus-Fighting Drinks and Smoothies to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

My Acupuncture doctor used to tell me this Home remedy when I had early-stage flu or cold. It worked for me to prevent from getting worse! Green onion is an excellent source of Sulphur which is quite beneficial for overall health and also aids in digestion. Due to its antibacterial and antiviral properties, it is an excellent medicine to fight against viral diseases, Colds and Flu.

Ingredients-

  • 1-2 green onions (white portions and the roots only)
  • 1 cup Rice soup (1/2 cup rice + 5 cups water to cook for 1-1.5 hours)
  • 1-2 oz Apple cider vinegar or any organic vinegar

Directions:
1. Boil green onion white with roots with 1 cup rice soup for 5 minutes.
2. Add vinegar in the soup and drink. Use it with caution if your stomach is weak.

If you feel any of the early flu coughing symptoms, Salsa smoothie may help to fight the virus. Fresh, raw garlic has proven itself since ancient times as an effective killer of bacteria and viruses. Onion can protect the lining of the lungs and bronchial tubes from damage caused by pollution. Apples — packed full of vitamins and phytochemicals that may improve overall lung capacity.

Ingredients:

  • 6-8 cherry tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro
  • 3 slices of ginger
  • 1 -2 glove of garlic
  • 1/8 -1/4 of onion
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 pear
  • 20 oz warm water

Direction: Blend them into a smoothie to drink warm.

Another immune-boosting smoothie I always give to my daughter, lemon-ginger-apple-pear smoothie!

Ingredients:

  • 1 apple
  • 1 lemon
  • 3 slices of ginger
  • 1 pear
  • 16 oz lukewarm water

Direction: Blend them together to make a smoothie

A cup of warm ginger tea (with a teaspoon of brown sugar-optional) every morning will energize your “chi” up to help you prevent cold flu virus attack! Ginger may also help improve stomach performance, reduce inflammation, fight respiratory problems, improve blood circulation, strengthen immunity and relieve stress.

Ingredients:

  • 4 tablespoons ginger root (fresh, raw, about 2 inches of ginger root)
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons honey (or agave nectar, to taste)
  • Optional: 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

Directions:

  1. Add ginger and water in VitaClay. Set on soup to brew for 20-30 minutes.
  2. Serve warm with honey.

Stay hydrated and enhance your “chi” with this ginger jujubes youngivity tea to fight the virus and help in relaxation and deeper sleep. Jujube also contains flavonoids and polysaccharides, phytochemical compounds that scientists believe also play important roles in strengthening the immune system. The plant’s ability to reduce inflammation is likely the source of jujube’s pain-relieving effects. As a sedative. Two types of phytochemicals in jujube, saponins, and flavonoids, trigger changes to neurotransmitters, including GABA and serotonin, which can make it easier to fall asleep and stay asleep.

Ingredients:

  • 6 jujubes
  • 2-4 oz ginger, sliced
  • 4 -6 cups water

Direction: Add all in your Vitaclay and brew for 20-30 minutes. Drink throughout your day.


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