Are there safe herbal supplements that can boost my immune system and prevent parasitic infections?

No magic pill. Many people are looking for some "magic pill" to "boost their immune system". There is no such pill. However, there is a way to boost your immune system, live a healthy lifestyle. Proper diet, proper sleep- wake cycles, healthy environment, proper exercise are the foundation of good health and good immune health. Supplements should be used selectively to supplement a healthy diet.
Not proven effective. No herbal supplements have been proven effective in preventing infections. Staying healthy & happy, eating a balanced diet, and getting reasonable exercise, etc... May help keep one's immune system in top shape, to fight against viruses, bacteria, and parasites. Thoroughly cooking foods, drinking only safe water, preventing insect bites, and avoiding people infected with parasites will also help.

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Can I take herbal supplements that boost my immune system and a prevent mono infection?

Not proven effective. No herbal supplements have been proven effective in preventing mono, caused by the ebv virus. Once a person catches ebv, it seems to stay in one's body, and can re-activate to cause mono-like symptoms more than once. Staying healthy & happy, eating a balanced diet, and getting reasonable exercise, etc... May help keep one's immune system in top shape, to keep the ebv virus suppressed. Read more...
No magic pill. Many people are looking for some "magic pill" to "boost their immune system". There is no such pill. However, there is a way to boost your immune system, live a healthy lifestyle. Proper diet, proper sleep- wake cycles, healthy environment, proper exercise are the foundation of good health and good immune health. Supplements should be used selectively to supplement a healthy diet. Read more...

Can herbal supplements boost your immune system and help you fight off the bird flu easier?

Not proven effective. Herbal supplements are not proven effective in preventing bird flu or other infections. Staying healthy & happy, eating a balanced diet, and getting reasonable exercise, etc... May help keep one's immune system in top shape, to fight against viruses & bacteria. Some herbs, in certain concentrations, using some parts of the plants, prepared in a particular way, may help relieve some flu symptoms. Read more...
Yes. You don't need to be concerned about the bird flu, but rather the seasonal flu that we are susceptible to. Fish oil, vitamin b complex and vitamin d may all be helpful. Good dietary habits and exercise are most important for a healthy immune system. Read more...