Iron Supplements & Hemoglobin Builders
The berries and flowers of the elder plant have been used as medicine for thousands of years. Even Hippocrates, the “father of medicine,” understood that this plant was key for how to boost your immune system. He used elderberry because of its wide array of health benefits, including its ability to fight colds, the flu, allergies and inflammation. Several studies indicate that elderberry has the power to boost the immune system, especially because it has proven to help treat the symptoms of the common cold and flu.
This is part of the GBS protocol that you should be taking for one week before your 36 week appointment when we test for GBS.
Take one with each meal. You can continue this through the rest of your pregnancy. It is a great immune booster!
Supports a healthy thymus gland, the master gland of the immune system
Echinacea is a native North American coneflower that was discovered and used as a traditional herbal remedy for more than 400 years by the Great Plains Indian tribes. Technically classified as an herb, several species of the echinacea plant are used to make medicine from its flowers, leaves and roots.
Take as directed for boosting your immune system. Take 20-30 drops, three times a day or as directed by your midwife.