Before diving into this article, read Winter Wellness – Booster Basics, as this article picks-up from there and focuses on my top products specific to our oh-so-loved little ones. We have a huge variety of options available in the Children section of our website for all budgets and preferences, but I’ve mentioned my personal favourites below.
As winter is fast approaching I am getting swamped with questions around suggestions for Immune Boosters and products to support winter illness symptoms.
So I have put together a list of my favourites that I personally use during the winter months. We all know Vitamin C would be the most important Immune Booster and support, but as that is already suggested as your daily supplement in my 3 basics. You would just mega dose it along with the suggestions below.
Immune Boosters are great addition to your VitaSoul 3 Basics. They can be used during the winter months and those in-between seasonal changes to try and prevent illness. Here are a few of my favourites that can be used as daily immune boosters and also at onset of illness.
Products featured: Good Health Viralex® Kids Immune Chews, Good Health Colostrum
Good Health Viralex® Kids Immune Chews are specially formulated to support children’s immunity with clinically researched Wellmune for less days off daycare & school. Viralex Kids Immune Chews help to boost children’s immune systems and supports their recovery. It is a combination of Wellmune® (Saccharomyces cerevisiae), Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) and Zinc (as Oxide). Delicious berry flavour. No artificial colours, flavours, sweeteners or preservatives. For acute and everyday use. Kids will love the taste. Developed with fussy little eaters in mind! From 1 to 12 years of age.
Good Health Colostrum is available in Chews which are vanilla flavoured or as powder suitable for both adults and children. Colostrum is an incredible, completely natural source of nutrients including protein, vitamins, minerals, and immune enhancing factors. This colostrum is from New Zealand pasture-fed dairy cows and is a nutritious source of IgG antibodies. It helps to support immune function and promote digestive health, as well as the natural growth and healing of body tissue.
Winter Vitamins & Minerals
What are Winter Vitamins you may ask? I consider Winter Vitamins to be those Vitamins that we need extra of during the colder seasons. They are important to keep you feeling good during Winter and to help prevent unwanted coughs and colds.
Products featured: Lipolife Immu-Pow C/D3, Better You D-Lux Infant. Mineralife Zinc
Lipolife Immu-Pow C/D3 (now called LVC3) is a great Vitamin C and Vitamin D3 combination in Liposomal form. Kids will love the taste. Liposomal technology is specially formulated to deliver directly into the bloodstream bypassing the digestive system, so that these amazing vitamins are delivered directly to the cells. It packs a punch and is an amazing Winter or even all-year-round addition for immune boosting.
Better You D-Lux Infant is specially formulated for children under 3 years. The gentle combination of coconut oil and Vitamin D deliver this vital vitamin directly into the bloodstream, bypassing the digestive system. Each spray delivers 400IU (10μg) of bioavailable vitamin D3. It’s a simple and pure formulation for convenient and effective Vitamin D absorption. It supports bone and teeth development and contributes to a healthy immune system. The tiny droplets absorb quickly in your child’s mouth providing fast and convenient nutrient absorption without the need to take with food or water. It is 100% natural, tooth kind formula and is perfect for kids to boost their Vitamin D levels quickly and easily.
Mineralife Zinc is an advanced aqueous form of Zinc ions. This allows for quicker absorption than tablets or capsules, which must first dissolve in the digestive system before being absorbed. Patented, clinically tested professional grade CHD- Fulvic Acid has been added to further increase absorption and enhance overall well-being as fulvic acid has natural anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification properties. This is a superior Zinc product and the smallest amount is needed daily. A little goes a long way.
Kids First Aid Kits
Yes I purposefully left the best for last! The most frequent question I get…
“Lucy, what do you suggest during illness?”
I love the choice of using either of the two ranges below, which you would use along with Lipolife Vitamin C. I find this combination hits the sweet spot each time for an illness and either keeps it at bay or gets you through it easily.
Products featured: Pure Herbal Kids Remedies
Pure Herbal Kids Remedies There are so many products available for children yet all of them contain sugar, colourants, or flavourants which are the very things natural practitioners are trying to get them to stay away from. For this reason this kiddies range is completely ‘”nasties-free”. It is 100% herbal (raw herbs, not extracts) and comes in a base of vegetable glycerine, colloidal silver and a tiny amount of alcohol. The glycerin is a natural preservative made purely from vegetables and happens to be very sweet, so makes the products taste good. The colloidal silver is also a natural preservative which helps kill fungus and bacteria among its various other uses. It is safe to use from 6 months of age.
- Bouncy Bunny assists with hyperactivity, ADHD and concentration
- Coughy Geoffy assists with coughing, mucous congestion and respiratory ailments
- Funny Tummy assists with stomach cramps, diarrhea and poor appetite
- Hotty Dotty assists with ear infections, throat infections and sinus infections
- Paraherb assists with killing parasites, blood cleansing and colon detox
- Super Strong assists with disease prevention, immune building and weak immunity
- Snotty Totty assists with sinus, mucous congestion and allergies
Products featured: Little Gems Homeopathic Kits
Little Gems Homeopathic Kits are a range of 4 different kits designed for use in the home. Each kit consists of 4 different complex remedies that have been tried and tested in the homeopathic practice of Dr Erica Van Meygaarden for the last 12 years. The kits are easy to use and understand, with a very informative pamphlet explaining the use of the remedies. The remedies are made up using the typical homeopathic sugar balls, which is safe and do not produce side effects.
- Baby Kit assists with teething, sluggish bowel, cramps, colic and restlessness
- Flu Kit 1 assists with infection, cough, sore throat and snotty nose
- Flu Kit 2 assists with sinus, mucous drainage, bronchitis, ear drainage, otitis, croup and bronchial relief
- Rescue Kit assists with bumps, bruises, stings, bites, tooth pain, abscesses, tummy ache and nausea
So now what…
You can apply the above with immune boosting, but with illnesses please always get a diagnosis from a medical professional to ensure that you are not dealing with a dangerous bacterial infection. The herbal and homeopathic options above, are suggested as support for easy to handle viral colds or flu that can be managed at home. You can also contact me via Ask Lucy so I can hear your concerns and assist you in finding the right product or medical professional. I am not a medical professional but offer a wealth of knowledge, understanding and empathy to all situations. I also have a vast network of professionals I deal with on a day to day basis to ensure that you receive only the best information.
Yours in health & love,
Lucy Kues (VitaSoul Founder)
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