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I AM HEALTHY SHOT; Real Immune Support?

There's an assortment of these drinks; I'll have to check out the others for you when I'm in there next.I saw a drinkable shot at Better Health today called "I am Healthy"; I was intrigued so I picked it up to read the label.

It contains 100% of the daily allowance of the run-of-the-mill vitamins like zinc, Vitamin C and B Vitamins, and a proprietary blend of Beta Glucan, Goji juice & Hibiscus flower extract and some yerba mate´...does this stuff have what it takes to keep you from getting sick?

Don't get me wrong, goji is a wonderful antioxidant but you wouldn't catch me downing it if I felt like I was getting sick.  Taking it everyday for antioxidant protection is more like it. This helps support slowing the aging process, protects the heart and in general keeps the body from falling apart over time. Hibiscus (while a lovely herbal) used to support healthy blood pressure levels and a very tasty tea is still not what I would consider to be a strong immune support. 

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Modern Hippie's Top 10 Herbs

Modern Hippie's Top 10 Herbs

Mullein: Verbascum Thapsus
  • A fantastic respiratory herb with soothing and healing properties for all issues of the lungs.  
  • Asthma, Wet and Dry Coughs, Pneumonia.  
  • Leaves must be picked before they turn brown.
  • They make an excellent cough remedy infused in honey with White Horehound.
  • FRESH Flowers can be infused in olive oil make a useful earache oil.  
  • Infuse oil for 4 to 6 weeks for best results
  • When harvesting avoid brown and bug-eaten leaves.
  • Dry hanging upside down secured with rubber bands until crispy.
  • If preserved properly the leaves should be green. Store in glass.
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