Immunity is our natural weapon against various infectious and non-infectious diseases that maintains defensive strengths of our body in high tone. Human immune system protects our body from negative influence of genetically alien substances affecting us from outside as well as forming inside the body compartments. So, weak immunity often is the main cause of many diseases. And everybody is aware that if we want not to get sick the immunity must be stimulated. Somebody chooses sport and exercises, somebody prefers conditioning oneself to the cold, and some persons take various drugs and remedies stimulating immune system. However, it must be emphasized that there are many various herbs used in traditional medicine strengthening immunity and making a body to counteract various diseases in any season.
Winter is still going and coming to an end and our immune system is weakened. This means that we become more vulnerable to any respiratory infections, in particular, flu.
But regardless the cold weather, we still want to take a walk outside, meet with friends and just do everything we planned. That is why now it is especially important to take care of your health doing everything possible to prevent infections and then not to spend boring times in bed with high fever. Today, flu is spreading very fast affecting a lot of people of all ages in all states.
Flu as well as other respiratory infections are quite dangerous diseases. So, preventive measures are very important and it would be good to know them.
Schisandra is a well-known adaptogen herb commonly used in Chinese medical practice for treatment and prevention of viral infections, fatigue, asthenia, loss of appetites, and many other illnesses. In China, Schisandra is classified as a “Qi-invigoration” herb under the “Yang” family. Holistically, “Yang” is viewed as a manifestation of body function supported by various organs and “Qi” is regarded as a vital substance, which is fundamental to life and provides energy for the human body. Schisandra berries are believed to nourish the “Qi” of the heart, kidney, liver, lung, and spleen, with improved energy utilization and increased longevity.