Five Yogic Tips for Cold and Flu Season

Do Yoga – Asana practice is an excellent way to keep your lymphatic system flowing, as it does not have a natural pump, and it helps to strengthen your immune system.

Vitamins and Supplements- Eating a healthy diet is important to our health. The vitamins and minerals we absorb through our food allow our cells to be stronger and our immune systems to do their jobs. But sometimes our best dietary intentions are derailed by busy schedules or travel. Even if we try to eat well, sometimes we can use a little boost if we know that we’re going to be in situations where there are lots of germs. Taking an extra supplement can help to boost your immune system, keeping you happy and healthy.

Neti Pot – It is a wonderful way to provide relief from sinus pressure and congestion. Using it when you’re well is a nice way to flush out your nasal and sinus cavities, keeping them hydrated and healthy. Your first couple of times will feel strange. However, as you get used to the process, it becomes more relaxing.

Mantra – It is not a magical process that will prevent you from getting sick.  But if you are a believer in the power of sound and vibration, chanting a mantra can raise your vibration and align you with Health. Even if you aren’t sure about that, mantra lovers know that it feels good to chant. Chanting can stimulate the pituitary gland, and release hormones that help us to feel good. It’s a wonderful remedy for those days you’re feeling under the weather!

Tea – When you have a cold, it’s important to stay hydrated. Getting plenty of fluids can help with congestion, and flushing germs out of the body. Different herbs can help to soothe the body, and many people find it comforting to drink a warm beverage when they don’t feel well.