During this unprecedented time in history, it is crucial to stay healthy. I am a Certified Master Herbalist who has studied herbs for years. Given the circumstances, let’s discuss immune strengthening herbs. You will find links to each herb so that you can read more about them. Enjoy and stay well!
It has many purported health benefits, including immune-boosting, anti-aging and anti-inflammatory effects. Astragalus is believed to prolong life and used to treat a wide variety of ailments, such as fatigue, allergies and the common cold. Also, it is used against heart disease, diabetes and other conditions. https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/astragalus
Echinacea has been identified as a trusted Source of having anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antiviral properties and as an immune-strengthening agent. Making it a very popular herbal supplement that’s available in many commercial products. One of the common ways to use Echinacea is to drink it in a tea. https://www.healthline.com/health/echinacea-tea-benefits
The berries and flowers of elderberry are packed with antioxidants and vitamins that may boost your immune system. They can help tame inflammation, lessen stress, and help protect your heart, too. https://www.webmd.com/diet/elderberry-health-benefits
Goldenseal is also used for the common cold and other upper respiratory tract infections, including stuffy nose and hay fever. Some people use Goldenseal for digestive disorders including stomach pain and swelling (gastritis), peptic ulcers, colitis, diarrhea, constipation, hemorrhoids, and intestinal gas. https://www.webmd.com/vitamins/ai/ingredientmono-943/goldenseal
Garlic is most commonly used for conditions related to the heart and blood system. These conditions include high blood pressure, high levels of cholesterol or other fats (lipids) in the blood (hyperlipidemia), and hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis). https://www.webmd.com/vitamins/ai/ingredientmono-300/garlic