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Nourishing Your Immunity - A Holistic Approach

January 19, 20245 min read

“Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates of the soul open.”

B.K.S. Iyengar

Nourishing Your Immunity:

A Holistic Approach

Welcome back to our sanctuary of well-being at Body Mind Soulutions. As we navigate the chilly embrace of winter, it's more crucial than ever to fortify our immune systems against the seasonal winds of cold and flu. In this exploration, we're diving deep into the realms of daily detox and self-care, unlocking the secrets to a robust immune response that resonates from within.

 

Morning Wellness Tea Ritual: An Immune Elixir for the Soul

Picture this – a serene morning, a quiet space, and a steaming mug cradled in your hands. Our Morning Wellness Tea, carefully curated for its immune-boosting properties, is not just a beverage; it's a ritual, a daily affirmation of self-care. Let's unravel the elements:

 

Morning Wellness Tea Recipe:

Tea

Ingredients:

Fresh Ginger (1/2 tsp, peeled and zested)

Lemon (1/4, fresh and squeezed)

Local Raw Honey (1 or more tsp)

Optional: Chamomile Tea

Brewing the Elixir:

Boil 16oz of water.

Add peeled and zested ginger to a large mug.

Squeeze in fresh lemon juice.

Add local raw honey according to your taste.

Optional: Steep chamomile tea for added calmness.

Pour boiling water into the mug and steep for 2-5 minutes.

As you sip this warm concoction, visualize each ingredient playing a role in fortifying your immunity. This ritual is not just about consumption; it's about connection, a sacred moment to express gratitude for the vessel that houses your essence.

The Citrus Symphony: Lemons

Lemons, often hailed as nature's gift, are not just culinary delights; they are a powerhouse of healing properties. Bursting with vitamins C and B-complex, along with essential minerals like iron, calcium, magnesium, silicon, copper, and potassium, lemons are a treasure trove of nutritional goodness.

Lemons

Antibiotic and Antiseptic Marvel:

Lemons exhibit phenomenal antibiotic and antiseptic properties, making them a natural shield against harmful microbes.

Detoxification Dynamo:

Considered a wonderful tonic, lemons play a crucial role in cleansing and detoxifying the entire body. They act as purifiers, flushing out toxins and promoting overall well-being.

Ginger's Fiery Grace: A Spicy Wonder

Ginger

Now, enter ginger – the ultimate antispasmodic, antibacterial, and anti-parasitic warrior. Ginger's presence in this elixir adds not only a spicy kick but a myriad of health benefits.

 

Muscle Relaxation Maestro:

Ginger acts as a natural antispasmodic, relaxing throat muscles and soothing any muscular tension.

Immune System Guardian:

A potent antibacterial agent, ginger fortifies the immune system, providing a robust defense against various infections, including flus, colds, and viral families like EBV, shingles, and herpes.

DNA's Supportive Sidekick:

Ginger contributes to DNA reconstruction, playing a vital role in maintaining cellular integrity.

Tension Headache Soother:

Known for its calming properties, ginger helps relieve tension headaches, offering a natural remedy for stress-induced discomfort.

Post-Exercise Recovery:

After a bout of physical exertion, ginger aids in flushing out excess lactic acid, promoting quicker recovery.

The Buzz on Local Honey: Supporting Bees, Supporting You

Did you know that when you support local honey farmers, you're not just benefiting yourself but also contributing to the well-being of the environment? Let's explore the environmental and health benefits of this golden elixir.

Environmental Benefits of Local Honey:

Supporting local honey farmers goes beyond acquiring a sweet treat. It's a symbiotic relationship with the environment. Local farm-raised bees play a crucial role in pollinating our gardens and local plant life. By supporting them, you're helping maintain healthy bee populations, which are now endangered.

In Layton, we have a local honey bee farmer called Homer's Honey that can be purchased directly from me or on their website.

Health Benefits of Raw Honey:

Honey

Local bees make local honey, which means the pollen they collect is sourced from local plants. As many seasonal allergies are caused by these same plants, consuming honey containing that pollen can potentially combat those allergies. While no formal studies have been conducted, the idea behind trace-exposure to allergens in honey is gaining steam.

Additionally, raw honey has been reported to exert antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antiproliferative, anticancer, and anti-metastatic effects.

Experience Citrus Bliss: Your Path to Vibrant Health

As you sip on this delightful elixir, savor the healing power of honey, the rejuvenating power of lemons and the fiery grace of ginger. Let every drop be a step towards holistic well-being – a journey where taste and health intertwine in perfect harmony.

Honey Gift Bag:

Ask about our Honey Gift Bag at your next appointment - Only $8

Honey

2 oz plastic bear with raw honey from Northern Utah

Honeybee Lip Balm

Beeswax and Honey Soap

Honeybee Lip Balm Ingredients (assorted scents): Beeswax, coconut oil, shea butter, [Scent].

Beeswax and Honey Soap Ingredients: Olive oil, coconut oil, almond oil, water, sodium hydroxide, castor oil, fragrance, beeswax, honey, sodium lactate, sorbitol, propylene glycol, sodium laureth sulfate, stearic acid, lauric acid, glycerin, mineral pigments, sugar, cornsilk.

 

Medical Medium Healing Broth: A Restorative Elixir for Your Body and Soul

As we continue our journey into immune nourishment, let's explore the rejuvenating properties of the Medical Medium Healing Broth. Crafted with a blend of nutrient-rich ingredients, this broth is not just a soup; it's a healing elixir for your body and soul.

 

Medical Medium Healing Broth Recipe:

Ingredients:

Carrots (4, chopped) or 1 Sweet Potato (cubed)

Celery (2 stalks, roughly chopped)

Onions (2, sliced)

Parsley (1 cup, finely chopped)

Shiitake Mushrooms (1 cup, fresh or dried, optional)

Tomatoes (2, chopped, optional)

Garlic (1 bulb, about 6-8 cloves, minced)

Fresh Ginger Root (1 inch)

Fresh Turmeric Root (1 inch)

Water (8 cups)

Red Pepper Flakes (Optional, for heat)

Preparing the Broth:

Soup

Place all the ingredients in a pot.

Bring to a gentle boil.

Turn heat down to low and simmer for about an hour.

Strain for a mineral-rich, healing broth or leave the veggies in for a light healing soup.

Conclusion:

Today, our exploration of daily detox and self-care at Body Mind Soulutions has revealed the harmonious interplay of the Morning Wellness Tea Ritual, the healing power of lemons, the benefits of ginger, and the golden touch of local honey. Each sip and spoonful contributes to a holistic journey toward well-being. Join us on this quest for health and happiness, and stay tuned for more self-care insights.

 

Looking Ahead: Self-Care Tips for February

Look forward to more self-care tips in February's blog! If you need personalized support in your healing journey, let's chat about how we can work together to balance your health. Visit www.wendylnelson.com and click 'Work with Wendy.'

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Wendy L Nelson

Wendy is a certified BodyMind Coach, licensed massage therapist, intuitive channel, and spiritual teacher. Her mission is to help others find connection and peace amidst chaos; overcome fear, low self-esteem, depression, and anxiety; and realize their potential to impact the world. Married at 21, Wendy has two children and enjoys an active lifestyle, nature, family road trips, yoga, meditation, gardening, and various hobbies.

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