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Suffering coughs, colds or flu this Winter?

Looking to fight winter, colds & flu’s? Try adding these natural immune boosting nutrients to help boost your immune system this winter…..


  • Coates the throat with a protective film, providing a soothing and symptomatic relief for tissues that
    are irritated by a hacking cough and a sore throat.
  • Boosts immunity and alleviates illness by stimulating cells involved in the immune response.


  • Provides an analgesic effect and reduces irritation when applied directly onto the tissue, making it
    ideal for easing sore throats.
  • Contains Anti-bacterial properties, helping to reduce the severity and duration of colds.
  • Is an excellent source of Vitamin C, which provides protection against immune system deficiencies,
    cardiovascular disease and even skin wrinkling.


  • Contains active constituents, known as gingerols, which can reduce the incidence and duration of
    infections by inhibiting the growth of many types of bacteria.
  • Is effective in alleviating discomfort and pain in the stomach by promoting the elimination of
    excessive gas from the digestive system and soothing the intestinal track.
  • Is a potent anti-inflammatory that inhibits the formation of inflammatory mediators produced in
    conditions such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Regular consumption of ginger reduces
    pain and improves mobility.


  • In the body, it acts as an antioxidant, helping to protect cells from the damage caused by free
  • The body also needs vitamin C to make collagen, a protein required to help wounds heal.
  • In addition, vitamin C improves the absorption of iron from plant-based foods and helps the
    immune system work properly to protect the body from disease.
  • Good sources of vitamin C include – Oranges, broccoli, red capsium, guava, spinach and


  • Zinc plays a role in immune function, protein synthesis (rebuilding tissues) and wound healing.
  • Zinc also supports normal growth and development during pregnancy, childhood, and
  • Good sources of Zinc include meat, legumes, nuts and seeds.


  • Turmeric can act as a natural anti – inflammatory in the body.
  • It has been used to aid digestion and liver function, relieve arthritis pain, and regulate
  • Tumeric can easily be added to cooking, added to soups, added to scramble eggs, add it to roast
    vegetables or add it to smoothies.

If you have been battling a cough, cold or flu this winter, try some of these natural immune boosting remedies to help boost your immune system and remember – hydration is key!

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