Masks. Check. Sanitisers. Check. Hand wash. Check. Social distancing. Check. Working on natural immunity?
Superfoods – açai berries, onions, garlic, ginger, carrots are high on antioxidants. Abundant amounts of Vitamin C, B, E to resist infections. Citrus fruits – oranges, lime, lemon, clementines work wonders. Add moringa, basil leaves, broccoli, spinach, almonds, artichokes, avocados, soybean, green tea to diet. Turmeric, black pepper, an age-old recipe. Spices – cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, saffron have positive effect.
Star anise has shikimic acid used in anti-viral drugs. Boil water with 3 star anise for 15 minutes, drink warm. Coconut oil has anti-viral properties. Sauerkraut, miso, kefir, yoghurt, kimchi as fermented foods. A warm cup of liquorice, ginger/honey tea for cold.
Pre/Probiotic’s, flax seeds, chia seeds, apples, banana, guavas, oats, barley, potato, kiwi promote growth of friendly bacteria, boost immunity.