By Mandy Froelich / Life in Bloom

Are you concerned about catching a common cold or a circulating virus? If so, you can take action to boost your immune system. Remember, a healthy and strong immune system is the BEST defense against bacterial and viral infections.

A handful of suggestions, in addition to the tea recipe below, follow:

  1. Reduce your stress load
  2. Reduce your consumption of refined sugar  
  3. Wash your hands regularly
  4. Consume immune-boosting herbs and fungi
    • HCC
    • Echinacea
    • Elderberry
    • Andrographis
    • Astragulus
    • Reishi
    • Chaga
  5. Exercise to reduce your cortisol response
  6. Get plenty of sleep and wakeful rest
  7. Spend time in nature
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In addition to these recommendations, you can sip the following tea as soon as you feel a compromised immune system. In other words, the moment you feel yourself falling ill, prepare a batch of this strengthening tea, created by Dr. Christina of New Leaf Chiropractic.


Immune-Boosting Tea

This tea recipe is wonderful for boosting the immune system. 

  • Author: Life in Bloom
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 5
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x


  • 45 cloves of garlic, peeled and minced
  • ¼ cup raw ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 2.5 cups of water
  • 13 Tbsp raw honey
  • Dash of cayenne


  1. Boil the minced garlic and raw ginger in 2.5 cups of water for 15 minutes. Allow the tea to cool for 5 minutes.
  2. Strain and pour desired serving. Add 1-2 Tbsp of raw honey and a dash of cayenne.
  3. Consume immediately or sip over a period of time.

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