Health stores are doing a roaring trade at the moment, due to Coronavirus and that’s because people who know about vitamins and herbal medicines are stocking up. So what are they buying?
Vitamin C: has a reputation for fighting all viruses, and so it’s a daily essential. When you are healthy you only require 10mg of Vitamin C, because that’s all the body can absorb at once (it pees the rest out). When you are unwell the body is depleted of Vitamin C so you need much more.
How to take it: Cherry Active is made from Montmorency cherries and is packed with Vitamin C – take as a juice (which you can dilute and drink hot) or tablets. Or you can buy capsules, tablets or gel Vitamin C. See:See Vitamin C fights all viruses.
Cherry Active liquid made from Montmorency cherries. Delicious and packed with Vitamin C, Concentrate, 473ml, £17.15; 30 capsules.
Nature C Vitamin C tablets, made by A. Vogel. Chewable, tasty and made from food.
Echinacea: is a herbal remedy that has the ability to boost the immune system and make you feel better. It was traditionally used by native Americans for many illnesses and infections, including snake bites.
Echinacea Hot Drink from A. Vogel combines fresh Echinacea root with herb extracts and Black Elderberry (Sambucus nigra) which is very warming and is claimed to prevent viruses entering cells of the body.
A. Vogel’s Echinaforce Echinacea Throat Spray moistens your throat and can prevent coughing.
A. Vogel Echinaforce Echinacea tincture, 50ml.
A. Vogel Echinaforce Echinacea tablets, 42.
Zinc – 15 mg daily . Zinc is essential for a healthy immune system and may prevent viruses from entering cells which they need to do in order to multiply.
Bee Health, Vitamin C and Propolis, 60 tablets
Garlic – garlic is antiseptic, antifungal, antiviral and antibiotic. You can heavily lace your food with garlic, which will keep everyone away, not just the devil. Or you can take Allicin capsules – allicin is the active property in garlic that boosts the immune system. antiseptic, antifungal, antiviral and antibiotic.
Allicin Max Veg Caps, 30 – 180.