In Chinese medicine, the preceding season is when we can best prepare for upcoming health concerns. In general, and during this year more than ever, this is the ideal time to prepare your immune system for coronavirus, colds and flus we anticipate for fall.

So what can you do now? Start our simple and effective regimens today!

  1. Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate
    Enjoy Summer’s natural remedies: watermelon, grapes, berries
    Pick up concentrate trace minerals from Blue Heron to add to your water
    Eat cooked foods (bonus hydration points for soups, stews and casseroles)
  2. Go ahead and start eating foods that strengthen your lungs:
    Pears
    Apples
    Walnuts
    Leafy greens
  3. Enjoy our favorite adaptogens, all of which strengthen your immune system and lift your energy:
    Reishi // Ling Zhi
    Ginseng // Ren Shen
    Astragalus // Huang Qi
  4. Make immune strengthening supplements part of your daily routine now:
    Elderberry – you can pick up some of Goddess Ghee’s delightful elixir at Blue Heron
    Vitamin C
    Vitamin D
    Yu Ping Feng San – enjoy pills, tincture or herbal tea from Blue Heron
  5. Diffuse essential oils that support your respiratory and immune systems, apply diluted oils to your chest, or combine with a cup of epsom salts for your bath:
    Tea Tree
    Lavender
    Eucalyptus
    Pine
    Basil
    Blue Heron’s Metal Element Blend
  6. Experience the health benefits of holistic care :
    Acupuncture – strengthen your immune system, boost energy, relieve stress, resolve dampness and phlegm
    Massage – calm stress, relax tightness, encourage your circulatory and lymphatic systems
    Lymphatic Enhancement – Boost your lymphatic, immune and circulatory systems, open your sinuses and chest

Call us at (843) 937-6890 to schedule an office or virtual appointment to prepare yourself for the upcoming season!