10 Natural Immune System Boosters

6 Give a spoonful of dark honey

A recent study in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine found that dark honey beat out the common cough ingredient dextromethorphan when it came to soothing nighttime cough in children. But it also works as a preventive measure because it’s so highly concentrated that it draws water from viruses and bacteria, effectively killing them off.

7 Sip black elderberry

In clinical studies, this compound appears to increase your body’s levels of cytokines, cells that help ward off infection, says Claire Wheeler, M.D., an instructor at Portland State University in the School of Community Health. During cold and flu season, try two teaspoons of black elderberry (you can find it in health-food stores) per day for prevention.

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