Hello! Sorry I was away for some time, but I’m back and on today’s post I’m going to be telling you about two Herbal supplements to help boost our Immune System that I personally have used and helped me become a healthier person 🙂
As you guys know the Immune System is the body’s defense against infectious organisms, so when it feels threatened by such organisms or invaders into the body, it attacks them to prevent diseases. When we have a weak immune system, the virus or disease gets in our body and that’s why we get sick. The goal here is to strengthen our immune system so our bodies don’t get affected ( or at least as much) by a virus. On my previous post, I recommended avoiding certain foods that are not too good for our bodies, this also plays an important role because “bad foods” make our immune system weak; easier for the virus to compromise our bodies. Click here to read about it.
Since I had a really weak immune system I decided to start taking: Echinacea capsules. Echinacea (or Equinacea in Spanish) is a flower that is known to be “A natural antibiotic”, it helps fight viruses like the flu, colds, etc..you can find it over the counter, at any pharmacy, if you prefer to buy it organic you can find it at whole Foods or Nutritiom Smart. If you decide to buy it, make sure you read the instructions and consult a pharmacist or doctor before use, especially if you could be allergic to it or if you are pregnant. This is my personal experience I consume these capsules for a couple of months.
I remember the first bottle I bought said to take it daily with a meal but no more than 7 days in a row so I would take it for a few days, stopped taking it and then start again. Since this specific one was not recommended to be taken for long periods of time I decided to stop it and went for a better option.
The second herbal supplement I started consuming was OML PLUS Supreme by Omnilife Nutrition. It’s basically a nutritious drink you make; this one I got it in Acai fruit flavor and I love the taste, it comes in single packets and you mix it with 8 oz of water or juice and drink it! This was really a Gods sent because I had access to them way earlier but never bother to try it out; my Mom was a Distributor, she recommended it for a long time but I was stubborn back then and when I was in desperate need to find a cure for my sick days I finally decided to give it a try and she ordered one box for me and until now I keep using it to maintain my health. What I love about it is that it’s safe for people of all ages and you can consume it safely every day. So if you are trying to become pregnant for instance, you can consume it! It’s actually recommended for women before, during or after pregnancy.
The OML PLUS Supreme is the Star product from the Nutrition line of Omnilife; these products are all natural nutrients and food supplements, extracted from fruits, cereals and vegetables. These products can’t be purchased at pharmacies because they are high end products so I’m building a website so anyone can get them online but this will take me some time, I’ve been working on it for some months now. For the meantime, if you would like to find out about all the benefits of this product you can get more information here: NutriModa EBay Online Store or if you would like to try it out now, there’s only a few left.
The reason why I decided to promote this magical product and make it accesible to anyone is because I tried it myself and I want to help others get healthy as I am now. Life is beautiful but without health we have nothing. Remember: this is part of the process to get healthy. The main part is to eat right 😉
The beauty about OML PLUS is that it doesn’t only have Equinacea, but it has all necessary nutrients, vitamins to strengthen your immune system along with the herbs or plants that your body can take more advantage of. Here’s a list of Mother Nature plants that this product has:
I’m a true believer that all we need Mother Earth has provided us with and the best remedy is not found in drugs that are created in a lab but in the Earth on the trees and plants. 🍂🌳🌎
Hi guys! I’m so happy I finally get to share my own story where I decided to take control and change certain things due to how frustrated I was at that time from always getting sick.
To start to get your health back, I’m going to list here the things I eliminated from my diet that helped me get healthy and on a later post ( because I don’t want you guys to get overwhelmed; one step at a time) I will be posting also the things I incorporated in my diet to strengthen my immune system.
I used to get sick almost once a month with colds; flu symptoms. My first thought was “I need to go to the doctor” because it just wouldn’t go away by itself! It would start with the usual symptoms and then I would get a cough that would last for months. I would go to the doctor and everytime it would be the same. He would tell me: “it’s just a virus, you can take over the counter medication to feel better” and for the cough he would send me antibiotics and yes they worked after a few days but I was consuming antibiotics for years and at some point in my life I said: “No! I can’t continue my life like this.” Luckily, my boyfriend has always been into eating all-organic foods, in my opinion he was an extremist to the point of reading the list of ingredients on each products labels to find out what “added stuff it had”. I’m forever grateful for his insight and guidance and I did start to eliminate the things that I knew I was consuming regularly; that I knew for fact were bad. Each person’s case is different because we all consume different foods but I’m sure you can familiarize yourself with some of these things that I reduced consumption on or stopped consuming completely:
- Processed foods: microwaved meals, ready meals, etc.
- Any cold cuts such as ham, bacon, hot dogs, sausage. ( If you are like me that love these things, at least make sure you it doesn’t have any “nitrates or nitrites” also labeled as “Sodium nitrate”. This is used to preserve such cured meats but it is known to be carcinogenic.
- Soft drinks like Coca Cola, Sprite, iced tea, etc.
- Fruit juices ( this was a big one for me, instead I bought all types of fruits and juice them in my blender or Ninja)
- Junk food ( I stopped buying burgers/fries at fast food chain restaurants; instead I go to Gourmet burger places or make them at home with good ingredients.
- Chicken with no hormones/antibiotics added.
- Beef I make sure it’s also organic or labeled as grass-fed.
- Pre-flavored packaged products. (Instead buy the spices or plain flavor and spice it or sweeten yourself)
Basically anything that has preservatives and coloring; synthetic dyes are bad for you. I’m not big on candy myself but candy in general is bad due to this and other ingredients, especially for children.
So my recommendation is: avoid having foods that are easy to reach. Instead, buy all the ingredients and prepare them yourself; even if it takes more time. If you dont cook much, buy organic products. Do not eat anything packaged with ingredients you wouldn’t use to cook with at home. Usually, what’s bad for you will have a long list of ingredients with things you can’t even pronounce.
It’s unbelievable how your diet can play such an important and crucial role in your health. Change your diet and you will start seeing results; even in the way you feel. I have to admit these diet changes took a lot of effort but at that point I was willing to do anything to get my health back.
I’m now a healthy person I rarely get sick and when I do it usually goes away in 2-3 days. As far as the cough I would get is due to me being allergic to animal dander, I have 2 amazing dogs I love but thanks to God each day I’m getting better with the supplements I take which I will talk about on another post.
Sorry this was long but didn’t want you guys to miss a thing! Your health deserves it! This was my personal experience and it worked for me. Hope you guys found it helpful and wish you guys good health!
Comment below if you would like to try this or if you are already changing your eating habits, I’d love to hear about it! Don’t forget to follow me to keep you posted on my journey 🙂
Simple confession : Once in a while I get this craving for a soda or a simple doughnut and I go for it so if you can’t contain yourself do it but limit the dosage of it while you are starting out and then feed the craving once in a while; if needed.
Welcome to my blog! This is the start of my personal journey and I’ve really wanted to share it with you guys for a long time, now i have the opportunity to do it! 🙂 I’m going to be talking about how you can radiate beauty from the inside out by doing the following: first and most important; by taking care of your body, meaning watching what you eat (avoid eating food that it’s not so good for you) and also incorporating appropriate foods and supplements ( since we normally don’t get the necessary nutrients by just eating healthy) to accomplish you feeling good inside and also outside since your body uses what you eat and it reflects on your overall health. Did you know that the skin is the largest organ of the human body? well, one of the things that gets affected on how we eat for instance is our skin. Your skin is the reflection of good health and so is your hair, nails, etc.. I never had issues with my skin until after my late 20’s. (yeah crazy, I’m not a teenager why? I’d asked myself haha) I’ll be posting information about my experience with acne, changes in my diet and also about the skin care products I’ve used that have helped me as well as supplements I currently take. Remember its not just one thing that can solve our health problems, it’s a combination of multiple things. I have to tell you discipline is the key, It can time some time for you to commit to lifestyle changes but if you put your mind to it, I promise you CAN accomplish it just like I did!
I’ll also be sharing with you guys beauty products I’m obsessed with, that are smooth on your skin and that can make a difference physically on yourself. I’ve fallen in love with how you can “beautify” yourself with makeup and with style. I also love fashion and I’m a freak in creating looks.
Lastly, Fitness makes a big part of my life now and I’m going to be sharing how you can accomplish getting fit and healthy with exercise and with the products I use to build muscle in a natural way, to get the amazing body you’ve always dreamt about. Hope you girls can stick with me so we can share our experiences. It’s time for all of you to shine! 😉 Follow me if you’d like to get tips from me and comment below about what you are struggling with right now or what ever you want to share with me.