Cleanse & Nourish So Your Body Can Heal
Boost Your Immune System to stay healthy during the Holidays

I was listening to Dr. Christopher’s Herb Lectures recently and something he said really stood out to me.  It’s interesting how you can listen to something over and over again and learn something new, or reaffirm something you already know. Dr. Christopher said, “We do not use toxic, poisonous or habit forming herbs:”.  I hope that people understand the importance of that statement.  With all the problems in the past year with over sixty kids dying from being unintentionally overdosed from over the counter cold medicines, it is comforting to know that the herbs we are giving our children and ourselves are safe.  

I know how frightening it is when small children get sick, people can feel helpless when they don’t know what to do to help their children.  I went through my own learning curve as a parent, and had experiences of going to doctors and figuring out that they usually couldn’t do anything except pat my hand and take my money.  After a few years of this I decided that there had to be a better way, so I started visiting Dr. Christopher’s Herb Shop here in Orem and started using his herbal formulas.

One of the first formulas that we used is Anti-Plague (Super Garlic Immune Formula) and we went through gallons of it at my house.  After several years of having a very sick family every winter someone said to me that Anti-Plague is for people that “let” their kids get sick. That gave me a lot to think about.  The most important thing I learned is that it is easier to stop a cold at the first symptom than to get over it once you have gotten it.  Now we recognize when we have a cold coming on and take herbs to boost the immune system, instead of waiting until we are sick when it often leads to worse symptoms.   Everyone is much happier now that we don't get sick, because Anti-Plague is about the worst tasting thing any of us has ever tasted!

Both Dr. Christopher’s and Western Botanicals have some great formulas to choose from when it comes to treating infants, children and adults.  Since we are heading into winter and the kids are kicking off the winter sickness with all that Halloween candy, now would be a good time to order some formulas to keep everyone healthy.  

I treat my family at the first sign of sickness such as sniffles, sore throat, fever, or just being exposed to sick people such as at school, church, work or shopping.  Two great formulas for children are the Kid-e-Mune & Immune Boost Syrup, both are great tasting and easy to get kids to take.  Often one dose will do the trick, but if it doesn’t I would continue to give one of the formulas for a few days, along with cutting out sugar and drinking fresh squeezed orange juice.  Kid-e-Well is a good one to take if things progress a bit more.

I can usually avoid getting a cold by taking the Immune System Formula along with the Lymphatic Formula.  The Immune System Formula boosts the immune system and the Lymphatic Formula helps move the toxins out of the blood stream and is a great infection fighter.  My 18 year old son came home for lunch last week and I could tell he was coming down with something.  My kids have gotten a bit stubborn as they have gotten older, so I said “it sounds like you are coming down with a cold, you can either take the Immune System Formula & Lymphatic or enjoy being sick”.  Luckily he took the herbs and didn’t get sick.  Watch for the signs and act on it quickly, so you can enjoy the holiday season instead of being sick through it.

There are many formulas to choose from if things get worse, and at the top of my list is the Super Garlic Immune Formula (Anti-Plague).  This is for people with a strong stomach and it is truly a life saver with its healing abilities.  I make my own and have the recipe if anyone is interested.  This is the formula that Dr. Christopher came up with for “plagues” and advised people to keep a good amount on hand for those occasions.  The Chest Formula is a great flu formula, Herbal Cough Syrup & Respiratory Syrup are two great syrups that people can feel safe giving their kids when they are looking for a “cold & cough syrup”.  I like to use the Glandular Formula capsules & massage oil along with the other formulas to aid in healing.  I take a bottle of the Glandular Massage oil and add 25 drops of the 3 in 1 or X-Plague Essential Oil Blends to make an amazing healing oil to rub into my neck and feet.  This is an easy one for kids to use and is one I use at the first sign of a cold along with the formulas mentioned above.  Another favorite is Echinacea & Goldenseal, Western Botanicals has it available in capsules as well as alcohol extract & syrup.  Western Botanicals also has a great Flu & Virus formula, Herbal Cough Syrup and Herbal Super Tonic (based on Richard Schulze’s formula) and their own version of Anti Plague in syrup as well as capsules which is great for people with a weak stomach that want the great healing power of this formula.  It is good to have several different formulas on hand to use, since our bodies will react differently depending on the bug that is going around.

People that have a lung weakness should stay on the Lung & Bronchial Formula during the winter months to keep the lungs strong.  I used to get Bronchitis every winter for at least six weeks, but since I started staying on the Lung & Bronchial Formula I no longer get Bronchitis.  The Lung & Bronchial Formula is well worth taking every day for people with asthma, etc.  Anti-Plague is a wonderful one for the lungs as well and is what I would take when I got Bronchitis.  I have talked to many people with asthma and they feel that Anti-Plague has been a real life saver for them as it will stop an asthma attack. 

Another must have for any family with kids is the Herbal Ear Drops.  A 1 oz. bottle will last most families at least a year, get a new bottle every 2 years to keep it fresh.  Many kids always get an ear infection along with the cold, usually a few doses will do the trick and help everyone to get a good night’s sleep.  

I hope that you are able to use these formulas to keep your families healthy throughout the Holiday Season.

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