Top 7 Herbs To Boost Your Immune System

Dr Jess Garden, Immunology

After treating thousands of patients and 11 years in natural health practice I have found my top 6 immune boosting and immune system healing herbs that help prevent infections and strengthen your natural immunity. This list is not of the most common herbs found in a search on google or of medical papers or research it is compiled from my extensive clinical experience and backed up by traditional herbal use and watching them help thousands of real-life patients.

Fire Cyder Recipe

Dr Jess Immunology, Kitchen

Fire Cyder is a traditional herbal remedy used for centuries in folk medicine using the powerful benefits of horseradish, garlic and chilli with the added benefits of raw apple cider vinegar to create a supercharged tonic for winter traditionally used to prevent and treat coughs and colds. Many people take 1 tablespoon daily (or for some a shot glass!) very day either neat or added to other drinks.

Benefits Of Foods That Are High In Vitamin K2

Dr Jess Cancer support, cardiology, Garden, gastroenterology, musculoskeletal, Natural Fixes, obstetrics, sports medicine

Dr Jess: Vitamin K2 is probably one of the most important and least well known vitamins. I advise my adult patients taking Vitamin D supplements to take Vitamin K2 as well. Fermented foods, particularly kefir are also an important health food to add into our diets containing Vitamin K2 – although natto is definitely an acquired taste! Any patient with bone concerns, …

The Benefits Of Mindfulness: How To Practice Being Present?

Dr Jess Natural Fixes, Neurology, psychiatry, stress, You

Mindfulness is the act of focusing on being present in the moment, not distracted by modern life, smartphones, computers or TV. Being present (mindfulness) is an important concept to help us deal with stress and to teach our kids. Dr Jess says: How many times do you see a roomful of people staring at their mobile screens ignoring everything around them? We have …

Health Benefits Of Ashwagandha: A Powerful Rejuvenating Herb

Dr Jess fertility, Garden, Natural Fixes, psychiatry, stress

Dr Jess says: Ashwagandha aka Withania somnifera root is a wonderful rejuvenating Ayurvedic herb. Safe, gentle and powerful it is now one of the most commonly used Ayurvedic herbs by medical herbalists – because, like us they find it works! Ashwagandha is used as a strengthening ‘tonic’ in Ayurvedic medicine for fatigue, fertility, debility and longevity… Dubbed as the Indian ‘Ginseng’, it is …

How To Avoid Volatile Organic Chemicals (VOCs)

Dr Jess Natural Fixes, You

Volatile Organic Chemicals VOCs are a terrifying and insidious side effect to industrial modern life…we are only just learning the side effects and health impact of the high levels of VOCs often found inside our homes… learn more below CHANGE YOUR HOME AIR QUALITY Know your chemicals – I keep a list of harmful chemicals on my phone to look at when …

What Is Hooponopono? Benefits & Techniques In The Art Of Forgiveness

Dr Jess Natural Fixes, psychiatry, stress, You

Ho’oponopono is an ancient Hawaiian practice of healing through forgiveness. We can learn a lot about forgiveness from this ancient and powerful tradition. Ho’o means ‘to make‘ and pono ‘right‘ – the double use of pono means with both yourself and others. Practicing this ritual allows you to let go of negative emotions particularly anger and resentment The ancient Haiwaiins …

Jala Neti Benefits: How Neti Pots Work & What They Do For Your Health

Dr Jess Kitchen, Natural Fixes, You

Effective Neti – (Nasal Irrigation) A nasal rinse used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years Traditionally neti pots are a small jug filled with salt water and poured into the nostril and used to clear the nose for improved breathing. The salt water is made up to a balance of salt close to seawater but other minerals like potassium, magnesium …