There are many things we can do to support the immune system. While we might consider single herbs for specific concerns, there are plenty of lifestyle changes and healthy habits we can recommend additionally to help keep our patients—and ourselves—healthy. While many might seem like second nature to us as healthcare professionals, they are good reminders to maintain healthy habits. A good diet, sleep habits, regular exercise, and shutting down the “brain chatter” will help keep the immune system in tiptop shape.
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GaiaKids® Everyday Elderberry Gummies
Ages 4-11: Chew 1 gummy daily. Chew thoroughly before swallowing
For additional support, chew 1 gummy 2 times daily
GaiaKids® Everyday Elderberry Gummies harness herbal wisdom that has been used for centuries in traditional remedies to support immune health.* These are certified organic, made from real fruit without any refined sugars, added colors or flavors with a delicious taste kids will love.* With 231 mg of Elderberry extract and concentrate per gummy, this is a gummy that you can feel confident giving to children to help them stay feeling their best.*
GaiaKids Black Elderberry Syrup
Age 1-3: 1/2 teaspoon
Age 4 and up: 1 teaspoon. Take once daily for general support. For additional support, take 2 times daily
Black Elderberries have been recognized for centuries throughout Europe for their immune supportive properties.* This great-tasting all-natural syrup, made from certified organic Black Elderberries and added organic honey, can be taken by children daily or on occasion to support their immune systems.* Honey offers tasty and soothing support for the upper respiratory system.* The formula contains no artificial flavors or colors, no preservatives, and no high fructose corn syrup.
GaiaKids Echinacea/Goldenseal Drops
Age 2-4 use 15 drops
Age 5-9 use 30 drops
Age 10-13 use 60 drops
Dilute in water or juice. Use up to 3 times per day at onset
This formulation, designed by a pediatric naturopath especially for kids, supports a healthy immune response in the respiratory, digestive and urinary systems as well as the skin.* It also supports a healthy immune response in the mucous membranes.*
GaiaKids Sinus Support Herbal Drops
Age 0-1 use 5-10 drops
Age 1-2 use 15-20 drops
Age 3 -6 use 40-50 drops
Age 7 -13 use 70-90 drops
Dilute in water or juice. Use up to 3 times a day
Developed by a Pediatric Naturopath, these drops provide sinus support to help your little ones breathe easy.* Contains a harmonious blend of Black Elderberry, Anise, Fenugreek, Plantain, and Thyme.