Staying healthy with little ones is always a challenge in the winter months. This is our families top tips we use in our home to stay healthy naturally. I have incorporated these into our daily routine once cold and flu season hits and found to really see the benefits.
We love Elderberry Syrup, some years I make our own, sometimes I buy locally, and sometimes in a pinch I buy over the counter. Our family LOVES taking elderberry syrup. It’s a must have in your home for the winter months because it’s powerful at keeping you healthy and cutting down duration of illnesses.
You can ready more about Elderberry Syrup from here: But,
a study published in the Journal of International Medical Research showed that when the extract is used within the first 48 hours of the onset of flu symptoms, it shortens the duration of flu symptoms by an average of four days. (6)Dr. Ax
This a recent addition to our home in the last few years but I’ve seen the impacts of adding it into your home. We don’t use this daily, only when we feel sickness coming on or when we are currently fighting one. Colloidal Silver is antibacterial, antiviral and antimicrobial. You can read more here.
Activated Charcoal goes everywhere with us. We take this anytime we eat out, travel, or are exposed to the stomach bug. For kids I pop open a capsule and poor half in some coconut water and let my kids drink it. * Be warned it’s black and will stain! 🙂 *
Activated Charcoal is a binder. It soaks up toxins and unwanted guests in your system… if you want to keep the stomach bug away this is a must!
Activated Charcoal needs to be taken with lots of water and 2-3 hours within pills or vitamins. (read more here)
Vitamins / Omega’s
For our girls they daily get Omega’s and Vitamins. doTERRA IQ Mega takes the fishy taste out of fish oil and puts the fresh orange flavor of doTERRA Wild Orange essential oil, providing 1,300 mg of concentrated, omega-3 fatty acids per serving. IQ Mega contains the essential nutrients DHA and EPA to support healthy brain, cardiovascular, immune, and joint function
I love all my essential oils and it’s hard to narrow down my top picks. But during this time of the year these are the ones we rotate often. My personal top 5 favorite oils for this time of the year are:
Unlike traditional Hand Sanitizers that are toxic to your hormones and health, On Guard Hand Sanitizer Kills 99.9% of germs and bacteria. To keep us healthy, I spray this on carts, hands, tables… anything! 🙂
Disclaimer: I am not a dr. This post is not intended to heal, treat, or cure any disease.