Weak immunity. How often in our time you can hear this expression! And, as a rule, increasing immunity often comes down to a banal reception of multivitamin preparations. is that enough? Of course not. First, vitamins are just a small part. Secondly, not all vitamins are effective enough, and they cost not so cheap. In addition, sometimes people resort to radical drugs and begin to take various immunomodulators, and even without the appointment of a doctor. And this is fraught with very serious consequences for human health. But you can do without such radical means. Today we will tell you how to improve immunity by folk remedies. Do not ironically smile - folk remedies are no less effective than pharmacological drugs. And side effects, as a rule, do not happen any. The only thing worth paying attention to is the components of each particular recipe. In the event that you have previously experienced an allergic reaction to a particular component, do not use this recipe. A special category is children, pregnant women and the elderly. To strengthen their immunity, folk remedies can also be used. But before this, without fail consult with your doctor - sometimes treatment with folk remedies can lead to allergic reactions.
General information about the immune system
Let's "refresh" a bit in the memory of knowledge,received in school. What is the immune system? In fact, this is a kind of shield, which is necessary to protect the body. After all, the body of any person is regularly attacked by parasites, viruses, bacteria and other pathogenic microflora. And a healthy immune system copes with attacks without any problems. Instantaneous production of special cells, called antibodies, begins. It is these cells and neutralize viruses, bacteria, etc. In the same case, if the work of the immune system is disrupted, the production of antibodies is reduced several times. This means that the body's defense is also significantly reduced. And the person starts to hurt constantly - from one sore to another. And it is at this stage that there is a need to strengthen the immune system. There are several signs that reliably indicate problems with the immune system. Here are just the most basic of them:
- Frequent recurrent colds
In the event that a person has ARI, ARVI,flu, quinsy and other colds more than 4 times a year, you can talk about reducing the work of the immune system. In the same case, if these diseases are repeated more than 6 times, you need to sound an alarm and as soon as possible seek help from an immunologist. In this case, you will hardly manage with the national means.
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
You wake up and, before you get out of bed,do you feel like you've unloaded a coal car? After walking a few meters, it seems to you that you ran a hundred meters? Do you always want to sleep? Most likely, you are faced with such a phenomenon as chronic fatigue syndrome. And he, in turn, can testify about the decrease in the work of the immune system.
- Emotional instability
Often emotional instability andThe depressive state is also a satellite of immunosuppression. Therefore, do not leave such a phenomenon without due attention. In any case, always seek medical advice from a doctor. Similar signs can be not only at weakening of immune system, but also at some other very serious diseases.
Recipes for oral use
Folk remedies are very effective - immunityis restored very quickly. The main rule is to strictly observe the proportions and technology of making a recipe. Otherwise, the effect of treatment with folk remedies can be directly opposite.
- Healing Jam
To prepare this folk remedy for youYou need 400 grams of fresh cranberries (in extreme cases, you can use a frozen berry), three apples and two glasses of walnut kernels. Cut the walnuts, cut the apples, add them to the enamel saucepan, add fresh cranberries. Pour all half a glass of water. If you are not allergic to beekeeping products, add a third of any natural honey. Otherwise, honey can be replaced by half a glass of sugar. On a small fire, bring the mixture to a boil, stirring constantly. Slightly cool the resulting mass, then pour jam over small glass jars. Best for these purposes are jars of baby food - they are small, and tightly closed. You can store them for six months - most importantly, in the refrigerator. This jam should be eaten twice a day - in the morning and in the evening, one teaspoonful. In the period of flu epidemics, as well as in the cold season, jam should be eaten by three tablespoons. By the way, jam turns out extremely tasty - it will become a wonderful treat for both adults and children.
- Carrots and radishes
Another great tool thateffectively strengthens the immune system - a mixture of juices of cranberries, carrots and radishes. You need to mix 150 grams of fresh juices, add two tablespoons of honey and mix thoroughly. Such a cocktail should be drunk in the morning, on an empty stomach, for 10 days. The season of flu epidemics can take up to one month. Pay attention - this remedy is not suitable for strengthening immunity to those people who suffer from any diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, especially gastritis and peptic ulcer. Otherwise, the risk of exacerbation of the disease is very high. If you still decide on such treatment, be sure to consult your physician beforehand.
- Vitamin extract
For the preparation of this tool youYou will need two tablespoons of chestnut flowers, peppermint, willow-tea and melissa. Put them in a thermos and pour one liter of steep boiling water. Cover the thermos tightly with a lid and leave to stand for 24 hours. After this, infuse strain with gauze cloth, pour into a glass container. Keep the infusion possible only in the refrigerator. And do not prepare infusion for future use - after two days he will lose all his healing properties. Every day an adult should drink at least half a liter of this infusion. You can drink it at a time, or you can divide it into small portions - as you like, the efficiency is not affected. Treatment should last for a month, not less. And in the event that the immunity is weakened especially strongly, the treatment can last up to three months.
- Flax flour
Linen mixture will help to normalize theWeakened immune system, as in the seeds of flax contains a huge amount of a variety of vitamins, minerals, micro- and macro elements. Preparing this tool is very simple - on a hot frying pan fry half a glass of flax seeds. After grinding them with a coffee grinder to a powdery state. Store the resulting flour in a glass jar with a lid. Take this powder twice a day - in the morning, before breakfast and in the evening, one hour before bedtime. Children from 7 to 14 years should drink half a teaspoon, and adults - on a tablespoon. The duration of the course of treatment is at least one month. In a year it is recommended to carry out not less than two courses - in the spring and in the autumn. By the way, this linen mixture is very useful for people after a serious illness - it helps the body to recover as soon as possible. And for future mothers it is also very useful - thanks to its content. Therefore, take this tool for a note.
- Vitamin extract
In the event that you suffer from frequent coldsdisease, you should resort to the following remedy. It helps to raise immunity in the shortest possible time. To prepare it you will need:
Garlic clean, pass through a meat grinder. Cranberries and lemons - along with the peel - also pass through a meat grinder, mix with garlic. Mix all the ingredients - you should get a homogeneous mass. Place it in a glass container, pour it in water. Insist it should be in the refrigerator, for one week, stirring occasionally. After this, strain the infusion with gauze cloth, add honey, mix again and place in the refrigerator for a day. Everything, the facility is ready. It should be taken five times a day, half an hour before meals - two tablespoons. As a rule, the finished product lasts for three weeks. It is recommended to conduct at least two similar courses of treatment a year - in spring and in autumn. As a rule, catarrhal diseases are avoided.
- Decoction of needles
This agent very effectively cleanses the body,strengthens the walls of blood vessels. Put in an enamel pot 5 from a ton of spoonful of pine or spruce needles, pour boiling water. Cook for 15 minutes, then remove from heat, tightly wrap with a towel and leave to infuse for a day. After this, drain the broth with gauze cloth, pour into a glass container. Take half the glass, every day for a week.
Other ways to strengthen immunity
Of course, herbs immunity lifts veryOK. But in addition to broths and infusions, there are still a variety of means by which you can improve immunity. They are very often ignored - and very vain. As a rule, complex treatment strengthens even the most weakened immunity. The main thing is strict adherence to rules and recipes.
- Normalization of sleep
Remember that a healthy person should sleepnot less than 8 hours a day. In the event that sleep lasts less, various disorders of the central nervous system begin. But it is the central nervous system that is responsible for the normal functioning of all organs and systems of the body. Including the work of the immune system. And no folk remedies will help to strengthen your immunity. Therefore, no matter how many cases and worries you did not have, try to nevertheless plan your schedule in such a way as to sleep for at least eight hours. And if you have such an opportunity, then in the afternoon a couple of hours to sleep, too, will not hurt. Watch the temperature of the air in the bedroom - it is unlikely that in a stuffy bedroom the sleep will be strong and healthy.
Do not forget about walks. Unfortunately, modern man happens to be extremely rare in the air - work, a garden, shops, a house. And most often - by car or public transport. And do you remember when you last walked? Did not hurry somewhere, but just walked? But only half an hour of walking in the open air can greatly strengthen the immunity. And if you take the rule of doing morning exercises, your body will certainly thank you.
- Feet care
And did you know that a systematic thoroughcare for your legs is not only well-groomed legs, but also a strong immune system? Yes, yes, do not be surprised, because the legs - this is a very "weak" place of the body. First, every day, before going to bed, make contrasting foot baths. In extreme cases, if you do not have the energy and / or time to work with the baths, you can do with a contrast shower. In addition, do not forget about foot massage. No special skills are needed for this - you need only free time, desire and eucalyptus or mint oil. Take a contrast shower, soak your feet well with a towel. Apply a couple of drops of oil to a slightly damp skin and massage your feet and fingers lightly. Such procedures should be conducted at least three times a week. Speaking about the legs, we can not forget about walking barefoot. On the soles of the feet contains a huge number of very different receptors. Of course, soft comfortable slippers - it's great. But walking barefoot is very useful - it very well strengthens immunity. And it is desirable to walk not only on the carpet, but also on the ground, stones, grass, and as often as possible.
- Sauna or bath
On the positive effect of the bath on the human bodypeople already know a long time ago. And if you alternate high and low temperatures - steam and dousing with cool water - then the effect increases at times. Unfortunately, visiting the bath is not allowed to everyone - if you have some kind of chronic illness, be sure to seek advice from your doctor. If you simply do not tolerate high temperatures, try to replace the sauna with a sauna. The sauna air is dry, so it is much easier to carry. Do not overdo it and with dousing - the water should be cool, but not ice. Just two a month hike in the sauna or bath - and the work of the immune system will improve several times.
Not the least role is played by proper nutrition. Unfortunately, recently the menu of modern man leaves much to be desired - basically it is fast food and semi-finished products. About vitamins, if they remember, it is only in the form of multivitamin complexes, mistakenly believing that the "miracle pill" is able to fill all the needs of the body. In fact, the full nutrition can not be replaced by any pharmacological drugs. So try to include in your menu more fresh vegetables, fruits, greens. And from the semi-finished products refuse - in a piece of meat is much more useful substances than in a sausage. Folk remedies and your desire will provide you with good immunity and good health! We advise you to read: