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Ways To Boost Your Immune System

If you’re looking for holistic ways to boost your immune system, such as through the use of whole food supplements, herbs, and acupressure, continue reading!

The best thing to do during this unprecedented time is to keep your immune system strong. Whether you contract the COVID-19 virus or not, a strong immune system will help your body fight off anything it comes across. It also helps your body recover quicker by lessening the symptoms of any illness.

Licensed acupuncturist and founder of Healing with Zen, Zen Tuan, recommends these supplements to boost your immune system.

  • Congaplex – “This is my go-to for short-term immune system boost, such as going into public places, airplanes, etc. So vital right now!”
  • General Health Packs – “It’s important to have a good foundation with your nutritional intake daily. One pack a day. This is your basic multi-vitamin for the day.”
  • Echinacea Premium – “I take one a day myself to keep my immune system strong.”
  • Andrographis Complete – “An antibiotic and antiviral herbal supplement used when you are already sick, to help get you over the hump.”
  • Cataplex D – “Vitamin D support in case you’re not getting out in the sunlight. Helps boost the immune system.”
  • Cataplex C – “Vitamin C to enhance your healing in the body.”

If you’re unsure about which supplement(s) to take, ask one of our acupuncturists at Healing with Zen by scheduling a virtual consultation!

If you’re interested in purchasing a supplement (or two!), set up a Standard Process account to order or let your acupuncturist know at your next appointment.

Already Have A Daily Supplement Regime? Do You Want Something Stronger And More Effective?

Patients infected with COVID-19 in China have all been administered Chinese herbs to help them recover quickly.

To learn more on how and which specific herbs successfully helped COVID-19 infected patients in China, click here.

If you’d like to find out which herbs would be best for you, schedule an online telemedicine appointment with one of our licensed acupuncturists and herbalists.

If you know you want a customized herbal formula and are ready to place an order, click the button below to fill out the form and have it shipped straight to your door!

What To Do If The Pandemic Has You Stressed Or Anxious

Are you feeling stressed or anxious about the situation the world is currently in? 

Stress is shown to LOWER the immune system.

It is important to find ways to lower your stress level to keep your immune system working its best!

Here at Healing with Zen, we recommend lowering your stress and anxiety by:

  • Practicing Meditating
  • Doing Yoga
  • Performing Breathing Exercises
  • Using acupressure

These are some of the ways you can help quiet the mind and balance the body, both emotionally and physically.

How Acupressure Can Boost Your Immune System AND Lower Your Stress And Anxiety

Other ways you can help lower your stress and anxiety is by practicing acupressure! Click here to learn acupressure points that can boost your immune system.

Ear seeds are small seeds used to stimulate pressure points in your ear, which is known as acupressure. It’s based on the same general principles as acupuncture. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), your health is dependent on the flow of  Qi (energy) in your body. Ear seeds are placed on certain points, usually along meridian lines, to help clear up any Qi blockages. In TCM, resolving these blockages may help with a variety of health conditions (including stress and anxiety!).

If you’re looking for ear seeds that will specifically boost your immune system, check out this EarSeed kit!

Or if you’re looking for ear seeds to specifically lower your anxiety level, use this!

*Please note: We are providing acupuncture treatments on a limited basis during this time, and screening all patients before they come in. To schedule, please click here.

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