This simple echinacea supplement blend offers a healthy dose of vitamins and minerals to support your body as echinacea propels your system into self-defense mode. This blend makes a great addition to smoothies, yogurt, or even a cup of soup. You could also use it to fill capsules to keep in your purse, locker, workout bag or desk for those unpredictable times when coworkers, fellow students, athletes, or customers who are coming down with illness insist on soldiering on in your presence. Be sure to follow up for a few days with echinacea teas or more supplement several times a day for at least two or three days until you’re sure you’re in the clear.

Get your echinacea root from a responsible, sustainable source. Echinacea was harvested to near extinction in its natural habitat in the last century. Since then, a goodly number of farms have begun growing echinacea sustainably, offering us all access to echinacea’s medicine without harming his presence in the wilderness.

Ingredients

  • One to two parts echinacea root
  • One part nettle
  • One part oat straw
  • One part elderberries
  • One part ginger root

Equipment

  • 1 blender
  • 1 mixing bowl
  • 1 mixing spoon
  • measuring cups
  • 1 resealable jar for extra mixture
  • 1 label

Procedure

  1. Blend the dried herbs into a fine powder.
  2. Pour the mixture into a resealable jar and label it for storage.

Storage and Use

Store Immune-Boost Supplement Blend in a cool, dark place. Add about a half-teaspoon to smoothies or a serving of yogurt or soup for an average adult up to three times a day until all signs of illness have retreated or you’re sure you’ve fought off whatever illness to which you’ve been exposed. If you fill your own capsules, take one or two capsules up to three times a day.