Want to know more about how you can support your immune system health? Learn about how your immune system works, plus ways you can enhance your immune defences, help decrease the frequency of common colds and support your immune system with astragalus, as traditionally used in Chinese medicine.
Supporting a healthy immune system is important all year-round, however autumn and winter are a key time to ramp up your healthy winter habits. Both Chinese and Western herbal medicine offer helpful herbs that can boost your immunity and relieve common cold and flu symptoms, based on their traditional use.
Traditional Chinese medicine teaches that for optimal health and wellbeing, it’s best to live in accordance with the seasons. Here are our favourite ways to embrace the colder months and optimise your winter wellness. (HINT: You officially have our permission to hibernate and sleep in!)
Astragalus root has been used for various aspects of immune system function for hundreds of years in traditional Chinese and Western herbal medicine. Read on to discover its traditionally revered health benefits and learn how and when to use it.