My healthy, homemade chai recipe includes fresh ginger root and other warming spices and herbs to increase circulation during the fall and winter which is a simple way to boost your immune system and blood flow, boost digestion, and give you a healthy, herbal alternative to daily coffee consumption.
Elder, Sambucus nigra L., is one of the plant medicines that I always have around. I have the syrup on hand for whenever I feel I'm coming down with something—it's invaluable for immune health and the one I reach for over and over again compared to other immune-supporting herbs. Here's why.
Now, more than ever, we need to holistically support our mind, body, and spirit. In the spirit of collaboration, I reached out to my friend Alexandra to share some of what she's doing to support immune health on a daily basis.