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Coronavirus Prevention


DISCLAIMER:  Per the FDA, nothing can cure, mitigate, prevent, or treat the coronavirus so we have to just focus on supporting the immune system. The FDA says only a future vaccine and anti-virals can be considered legitimate but nothing natural. I have seen a lot of great articles with various herbals and vitamins to take that can support the immune system but here are my favorites but not an exhaustive list. Consult with your doctor related to Coronavirus treatments as this is not intended to treat anyone.  

We understand that you may have concerns and might be confused with this virus. Your health is our top priority and we want to provide you with as much information as possible to help ease your concerns and provide you with tips to stay healthy. 

You can get specific updates and information on Coronavirus for North and South Carolina from the NCDHHS website.

As with any virus there are things you can do to safeguard yourself:
  • Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, if not available use hand sanitizer.

  • Avoid  touching your face - eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands

  • Avoid close contact with someone who’s sick.

  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.

  • Do not reuse tissue after coughing, sneezing or blowing your nose.

  • Clean and disinfect surfaces that are frequently touched.

  • If you are sick, stay home

It is also good practice to start being more aware of the number of times a day your hands touch an object or hard surface and then touch your face without being washed. Limiting the exposure of your nose, mouth and eyes to unwashed hands can help to protect from the spread of all germs and illnesses.

Supplements & Vitamins

Supplements and vitamins that may boost your immune system to help you fight off viruses:
  • Sufficient C powder - Take 1-2 scoops twice daily and for kids ½-1 scoop twice daily but any buffered vitamin C should be really good and easy to tolerate. 

  • Astragalus – comes in a pill and tinctures so kids can also take it

  • Elderberry- I have seen mixed reviews but mostly on the theoretical possibility of “cytokine storm” but there have not been case reports of that yet. So I would vote to take for its anti-viral properties.  My favorite is our local Sweet's Syrup 

  • NAC- I love this one because it increases glutathione, your body’s most potent antioxidant but it also thins mucus and protects the liver. You can take 1 four times per day or a little more often if needed.  

  • Cod liver oil - Take this once daily and when sick, double it for up to a week or so. It has natural vitamin A and D.  Your grandma was right.

  • If you have asthma or other lung conditions- it is probably worth taking some magnesium glycinate or other Tri-Mag

  • Brazil nuts 2 - 3 per day for Selenium support (approximate 55 mcg daily)

  • Zinc - 15-25 mg daily ( can do zinc lozenges) 

  • Methylene Blue - Has antiviral properties among other cool mechanisms of action that may be helpful in times like these. Completely safe at recommended doses.  Recommended to avoid this during pregnancy. For oral use-As a daily tonic 1 or 2 drops in water daily.  As an antiviral- 6 to 10 drops in water 2 to 3 times daily with about 10 to 15 minutes of sunlight  each time. Only $50. Learn more about Methylene Blue: with Science Direct and NCBI 

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