Natural Remedies and Prep For Pandemics

March 20, 2020

Natural Remedies and Prep For Pandemics

Whether it’s a virus or another type of threat, first things we need to do is to stay calm, there are many ways to improve our chances of remaining prepared, healthy, fed, safe, and peaceful. While we might not have the ability to challenge virus or whatever comes our way, we can certainly bolster our immune systems, disinfect our homes, and prepare our bodies for potential infections and other types of quandaries.

What Are Viruses And How Do They Work?

Viruses are microscopic parasites, generally much smaller than bacteria. They lack the capacity to thrive and reproduce outside of a host body.

Most often, viruses behave like intracellular parasites that live (like vampires) off of our primary, healthy cells. After releasing RNA, which invades cell nuclei, viruses use host cells to create more viral particles. When new viral particles are released, they can destroy or debilitate the host cell in the process. When our cells, bodies, and immune systems are in tip-top shape, we improve our chances of recovering sooner.

Antiviral Herbs

Here’s a list of herbs that can reduce the chances of contracting and spreading many of today’s viral infections.

Each of these herbs has unique properties, some of which produce adverse side effects. Be careful with dosages and combinations!

1. Oregano

2. Sage

3. Basil

4. Fennel

5. Garlic

6. Lemon balm

7. Peppermint

8. Rosemary

9. Echinacea

10. Sambucus and others

Prepare Your Body To Fight

In addition to preventative supplements and herbs, we can prepare ourselves by making simple changes to our lifestyles and diets. Try a few of these ideas on for size:

  • Drastically reduce sugar consumption (it competes with vitamin C)
  • Refrain from smoking cigarettes and marijuana
  • Limit caffeine
  • Limit red meat consumption
  • Stay hydrated
  • Adds to your daily regimen
  • Exercise for 20-30 minutes, three or four times per week
  • Sleep 6-8 hours every night
  • Take daily naps
  • Take vitamin supplements, including lots of vitamin C, a B-complex, zinc, vitamin E, and vitamin D
  • Keep distance from 5G technologies as some scientists suggest that 5G can have an adverse effect on our health
  • Drink warm or hot water (instead of cold water with ice)
  • Explore Ayurvedic medicine to reduce inflammation and improve the health of your immune system. You might consider learning more about Ayurveda’s popular, potent herbs, including Ashwagandha, Amalaki, Guggulu, Triphala, and others.


Homemade Remedies and Detox Teas

Here are a few ideas you might enjoy:

Tibetan garlic cure

Ingredients that you need:
350 gr. of garlic
250 ml. of brandy

Steps to prepare the Tibetan garlic cure:

Peel the raw garlic and mash or crush with the help of a mortar. If you want you can use a small blender or a blender until it is almost made juice. Now mix the garlic juice with the brandy in an airtight glass jar. Store in the refrigerator completely closed for 10 days.

When these days pass filter the liquid with the help of a gauze or a fabric strainer. In this way, you will get a powerful extract of garlic. Finally, enter the extract in a dispenser or dropper and keep it in the fridge.

How to use it:

Add one single drop of the mixture into the glass of water and drink it before breakfast and lunch. When it comes to dinner use 2-3 drops of the mixture in your glass of water and drink it before the evening meal.

More recipes here.

Make detoxifying teas with Ginger, Nettles, Dandelion, Cleavers, Hibiscus, and Lemon Peel. You can also add these herbs to shakes and salads.

Wash Your Hands With Soap

Washing your hands with soap and water can be useful and has been found effective against some viruses and bacteria, especially if you touch someone’s hand or an object that has them. In these cases, and more, washing your hands after personal interactions is highly recommended. But this is not a cure-all preventative method for safety during this time. The coronavirus, like many viruses, is airborne, at least for a period, and should be understood to be highly contagious, whether or not you wash you thoroughly wash your hands.


Use Essential Oils

Using essential oils like Lavender, Ylang Ylang, Sandalwood, Honeysuckle, and Rose can reduce your levels of stress and improve your awareness, all of which can boost your immune system. Add a few drops in a glass of water or massage a few drops into your wrists and temples. You’ll soon feel more awake, aware, and relaxed.

Remember that prayer, meditation, laughter, and positive thinking can help to heal and restore us emotionally, physically, and spiritually.

source: gaia

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