Plants That Stimulate Immune System

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We can always find the best way to get rid of problems brought with the change of seasons in the nature itself. Best preparation for the winter comes in these plants – Echinacea, pomegranate and acerola. Let the colder days remind us that we should prepare for winter, whose arrival is often brings usual health issues.

In addition, it appears that in few last years,causes of infections are becoming more aggressive, which primarily means that it takes longer to recover. It is therefore very important to preserve and strengthen immune system, and to try to avoid the unpleasant winter ills. Phytotherapy can provide many natural solutions.

Balm that protect against diseases

Plants that stimulate immune system and their active ingredients are able to improve defense mechanism, and therefore the immune system. Unlike traditional vaccines, which are specifically involved in immunity defense thanks to certain inactivated culture of bacteria, plants with an immunestimulatory effects are able to include a wider range of the cells involved in the body’s defense. It is a kind of deep massage that stimulates and reactivates our natural defenses.

The balance for sensitive


Natural immunestimulants that are ideal for the prevention and treatment of colds, flu and infections of the respiratory tract, are valuable for people suffering from frequent and chronic infectious diseases. A typical example of this are the children and the elderly, whose immune systems is sensitive.

Regular (and not a one-time taking) intake

For guaranteed natural remedies to have an effect, they should be taken continuously, at a time when they are most needed.

Periodic treatment is recommended which usually takes place cyclically at regular intervals – so the immune system would be constantly stimulated and protected from viruses and bacteria.

When they need to be avoided

For all of these immune stimulators exactly the same contradictions are applied. Their use is not recommended in the case of progressive systemic disease (tuberculosis, multiple sclerosis, collagenosis, leukoma, HIV infection, AIDS and autoimmune diseases), or in special cases, such as the sensitive transplantation, leukemia, or conditions that require a bone marrow transplant. Also they are not recommended during pregnancy and lactation.

Echinacea kills cold

It is one of the best known and most common natural remedies for strengthening the body. Flower reminiscent of a margarita, while the root that is used for medicinal purposes –is black. It is the root that contains various active ingredients that are battling infection. This plant is primarily used to prevent and treat symptoms caused by mild or medium severe colds, flu and upper respiratory infections. It is used in two ways, as a tincture in doses of 30-40 drops in a little water, or in the form of a dry extract.

Acerola and rosehips – natural sources of vitamin C.

The main role in the defense of the immune system belongs to vitamin C. In order to integrate the vitamin C in a natural way, except fresh orange juice and fruit, you should take the natural medication such as rosehips and acerola. These are two great natural source of vitamin C, which are also rich in minerals, flavonoids, carotenoids and polyphenol compounds, which have antioxidant effect.