There are many home health remedies available to us that are simple to make or take at home that can truly lessen the severity and length of a cold or flu illness. Many of these are recipes passed down from our grandmothers and have been used for hundreds of years. Even though many of these health remedies are folk medicine, their effectiveness has been backed up by science.
These home remedies don’t just simply mask symptoms like pharmaceuticals or contain unwanted side effects. They really are working with the whole body to boost the immune system and are extremely effective antibacterials and antivirals. They shine at helping to build and restore the health of the system.
In this course, we will cover the foods and teas to get you through the cold and flu season. This includes simple recipes to make before the season begins and really simple recipes once you or someone you care for becomes sick. We will also go through what you can buy at the store to have on hand.
In this course, I also cover various protocols for each type of symptom, sore throat, respiratory congestion, fever and ear infections. Finally and most importantly, I go through that best ways to avoid becoming sick in the first place.
So join me in this highly informative course. When cold and flu season hits this year, you’ll be glad you did!
In this lecture we will cover why garlic is the perfect cold and flu remedy and the best way to prepare it.
Fire Cider contains the perfect blend of decongesting and immune boosting ingredients.
Together will make sore throat balls that will sooth and help heal a raw, irritated throat.
The ingredients of ginger and honey make a wonderful and delicious cold and flu remedy that can be made ahead of time or once an illness strikes.
Together we will make this old time recipe this is a delicious and wonderful cold and flu remedy.
Together we will make garlic infused oil, one of the most effective remedies for ear infections.
Choose one recipe to make now and share which one with us on the Discussion Board.
Ginger tea includes ingredients beneficial for colds and flu.
Sage and salt make an effective gargle to heal and sooth a sore throat.
Chai tea not only tastes great but also has medicinal qualities that help reduce cold and flu symptoms.
Always keep some onions and curry on hand during cold and flu season to help ease symptoms.
This simple stew not only boosts the immune system, but is equally as nourishing.
Decide what you would include in your own immune soup.
Let's cover specifics of what to do and not do when you get a sore throat.
Let's cover specifics of what to do and not do when you get an ear infection.
Let's cover the specifics of what to do when you get a fever.
Let's cover the specifics of what to do when you get the flu.
Let's cover the specifics of what to do and not do for respiratory infections.
This activity will get you started planning ahead.
There are other items you may wish to purchase that are effective for colds and flu.
This lecture offers advice to staying healthy this year.
This lecture covers the times when it is advised to seek the help of a health care provider.
This is a list of resources that provide trusted, quality ingredients.
This lecture offers some parting words.
Elizabeth Heck is an herbalist with over 20 years experience working with plant medicines. She is a graduate from the University of Minnesota and continued her education apprenticing with world-renowned herbalists Rosemary Gladstar and Matthew Wood.
Her specialty is formulating herbal products for both therapeutic and topical use. Elizabeth is an herbal entrepreneur who successfully founded a botanical products company and an all-natural line of skin care products.
She is a frequent lecturer at herbal conferences such as the International Herb Symposium which invites top presenters from around the world. Herbal conferences closer to home include the New England Woman’s Herbal Conference and the Midwest Woman’s Herbal Conference. She additionally enjoys teaching at other venues including the legendary Sage Mountain Herbal Retreat Center. Elizabeth's teaching's are truly empowering and engaging.