6 Natural Ways To Support Your Immune System

Our immune system is one of the most important things to keep functioning at 100%.  To keep your immune system running optimally, there are plenty of lifestyle choices you can make to help bolster your immune system to ward off nasty bugs and germs.

Keep reading for 6 ways to optimize your immune system function:

Turn off the TV, set your phone in another room and hit the hay early. Aim for 7 to 9 hours of sleep to let your body heal and run more efficiently.

Prioritize Sleep

There are some great herbals that you can add to your repertoire to help support and optimize your immune system. 

Add Herbs

Herbs that support immune health:

- Elderberry - Echinacea - Zinc

Your gut health is a great indicator of overall health, especially the immune system. Taking a daily probiotic with multiple strains is beneficial for optimal gut health by balancing the microbiome which in turn can help with immune support.

Gut Health

Drinking plenty of water is paramount to good health! To keep hydrated, keep water nearby at all times.  If you find plain water to be boring, you can always add in flavor packet, fruit or herbs  to encourage you to drink more.


Vitamin D is important for immune health, especially immune cells. The best way of getting vitamin D is from the sun (and many in the Northern Hemisphere are vitamin D deficient in the winter months), but you can also boost your supply with Vitamin D supplements.

Get Outside More

Berries, citrus fruit, broccoli and peppers are power foods that are full of antioxidants and vitamin C which are both great for supporting your immune system.

Eat More Citrus & Berries

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