Influenza or Flu

Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is an infectious disease caused by an influenza virus. Symptoms can be mild to severe. The most common symptoms include: high fever, runny nose, sore throat, muscle pains, headache, coughing, sneezing, and feeling tired.
  • empathy

    How to empathise with our bodies in times of acute illness. Empathy in sickness is to preserve and tonify our Vital Forces by managing our fevers & adopting some good old fashioned convalescence.

  • fever managment

    Although fever is an indication that your child is healthy, it evokes fear & anxiety. It is not the fever itself but the possible complications of the fever & accompanying symptoms that give rise to fear. Book a Natural Medicine First Aid 3 Part Planto raise your chidlren naturally

  • anti virals

    Recent outbreaks of viral diseases in the advent of globalisation and ease of travel have underscored their prevention as a critical issue in safeguarding public health. The following are some natural antivirals.

  • cold and flu season

    Boost your Natural Immunity to protect yourself from colds & flu this winter. Flu experts predict nasty viruses are on the way, with various symptoms from colds & flu to bronchitis & tonsillitis.

  • swine flu

    An influenza pandemic is an epidemic of an influenza virus that spreads on a worldwide scale and infects a large proportion of the world population. The 1918 influenza pandemic was the most severe pandemic in history, was caused by an H1N1 virus. 500 million people, one-third of the world’s population became infected.

  • Vitamin D

    Vitamin D regulates the immune system, which is important not only in immune deficiency diseases such as cancer but also in conditions of a hyperactive immune system such as seen in autoimmune disease.

  • zinc 

    As seen on the BBC on 16th February 2011 taking zinc syrup, tablets or lozenges can lessen the severity and duration of the common cold.A systematic review by the Cochrane Collaboration concludes that zinc supplements can somewhat reduce the severity and duration of common cold symptoms when taken by otherwise healthy adults within 24 hours of onset of symptoms, and that supplementation for at least five months reduces incidence.