6 Simple Tips to Raise Your Defenses

· November 4, 2014

Some people get sick a lot, whether it’s from sudden changes in weather, stressful periods, vacations, etc. Any change can cause a reduction in your defenses and cause you to have health problems, which in some cases tend to almost always come back.

It is very important to learn how to raise your body’s defenses to be healthier and avoid those illnesses that, if they happen to you often and aren’t treated properly, can become chronic over time. Discover how you can improve your immune system naturally in this article.

Remedies for Being Healthy

We generally share healthy remedies for specific illnesses or esthetic topics in these articles, but in this one we will tell you about some tips that will help you stay healthy in general. These tips have a general purpose in your body and improve the functioning of your organs.

You should be consistent in using these tips and follow them for several months, especially if you know that you tend to get sick easily.

Drink Water on an Empty Stomach

Water is a very simple and economical remedy. You just need willpower to benefit from all of its properties. Water cleanses and hydrates your body. However, we tend to forget about it easily. You forget to drink it or find it hard to drink a few glasses of water between meals. Those people who really take advantage of it walk around all day with a bottle in their hand and even add a little bit of lemon to make it easier to drink.

The best time to drink it is on an empty stomach after waking up to cleanse toxins from the day before and put your organs to work.

Try it. You will notice a difference in a few days.

Olive Oil and Lemon

This is an old remedy that takes care of your liver and bladdertwo essential organs for your health.

It is as simple as drinking it on an empty stomach (after a few glasses of water). Just take a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil and a tablespoon of lemon juice. This combination stimulates your liver and if you do it every day, it will help you get rid of potential gallstones.


Apple Cider Vinegar and Baking Soda

There is more information on this remedy in this article but you should keep it in mind for its many benefits. It is a great cleanser and regulator for your health. Just drink a glass of water with a tablespoon of pure, organic apple cider vinegar with a pinch of baking soda an hour before every meal.


Gargling Oil

Gargling oil is a remedy that focuses on all type of mouth problems (cavities, gingivitis, ulcers, bad breath, etc.) but it also plays a role in your digestive system. It removes toxins via the oral mucus.

It is very easy. You just need high quality sunflower oil and fifteen minutes every morning before you eat anything. Discover how to do it in this article and all of the benefits it has.

Raw Garlic

This medicinal food that has been consumed since the old days. It cannot be missing from your diet if you want to have excellent cardiovascular health. The problem with garlic is, as always, the bad breath it causes or it not being digested well in some cases. For those people, we recommend eating it in capsules or pills. On the other hand, for those people that don’t have a problem with it, we recommend doing the famous Tibetan garlic cure, an extremely easy and very effective therapy that can be made at home. According to the Tibetan monks, it can only be done every five years.


Eat Something Bitter Before Bed

You should think of your liver every night because it is an organ that suffers a lot from poor dieting, bad habits, and negative or suppressed emotions. So, we recommend not eating too much and always including some type of bitter food or infusion in order to improve your liver’s functions.

You can go for artichokes, escarole, or grapefruit. There is also the option of boldo, dandelion, artichoke, milk thistle, or fumaria infusions. 

This simple advice will help you rest better at night, regain energy, and help regenerate your liver.

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