Be a Wellness Warrior and boost your immune system

The immune system is precisely that — a complex system, not a single entity. To function well, it requires a state of balance and harmony. Your first line of defence is to choose a healthy lifestyle and eliminate harmful toxins from your diet and immediate environment. 

Following general good-health guidelines is the single best step you can take toward naturally keeping your immune system strong and healthy. Every part of your body, including your immune system, functions better when protected from environmental assaults and bolstered by healthy-living strategies such as these:

  • Eat a diet high in fruits and vegetables.
  • Exercise regularly.
  • Maintain a healthy weight.
  • If you drink alcohol, drink only in moderation. Don't smoke. 
  • Get adequate sleep.
  • Take steps to avoid infection, such as washing your hands, sanitising surfaces, and avoiding others who might be sick.
  • Try to minimise stress, practice mindfulness techniques. 

Healthy immune system warriors need good, regular nourishment. One of the ways to nourish your body is with Fire Tonic. This 'liquid gold' is a great way to kick start everyday and keep on top of whatever ails you.

Adapted from a traditional folk recipe and handmade in Torquay, Fire Tonic is a raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar tincture, alive with the Mother of Vinegar. This herbal infusion is a potent immune booster and metabolic stimulant and is recommended as daily health tonic 5ml - 15ml 1 - 3 times per day.

Some of the powerful ingredients in this tonic are:

Aged Raw Unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) 

ACV is the nutritional powerhouse at the core of Fire Tonic, and with good reason. The high acetic acid content in ACV helps the body absorb crucial minerals and scientific studies suggest it may help control blood glucose levels, lower cholesterol, lower blood pressure, aid digestion and decrease inflammation.
When it comes to ACV, the older and uglier the better and Fire Tonic is the ugliest around! See that stringy matrix like web floating in your bottle? Fear not, ‘cause that’s the “MOTHER” of the vinegar and it’s good for you- packed with cellulose, good bacteria, enzymes and trace minerals. The ACV we use is raw, untreated and unfiltered, meaning that more of the good stuff is in every shot.
The high prebiotic content of Fire Tonic feeds the good bacteria in your gut, helping your body restore the optimum balance for epic wellness. Our MOTHER is so strong & vital, that if you leave a bottle half full sitting around too long, it will regrow across the surface of your Fire Tonic.
Our ACV is grown & made in Harcourt, Victoria, has no residual pesticides and is aged (on average) for around five years so it’s free from nasties & full of awesome!

Turmeric

You may have noticed your Insta feed flooded with shots of golden everything … golden mylk lattes, golden beer, golden fudge (yup!). Everybody from doctors to athletes and celebrities are talking about the benefits of this root herb and with good reason!

In traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine this warming herb has been used to treat digestive and liver issues, inflammation, menstrual irregularities and skin conditions like eczema.
Western research is slowly catching up to what traditional cultures have known for a long time and preliminary clinical trials suggest that the active compound in turmeric is a potent anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anticancer agent.

Fire Tonic contains fresh QLD grown turmeric, which along with QLD ginger is widely regarded as the best in the world.

This rhizome is closely related to turmeric and has an active compound called "gingerol" which has long been used as a digestive aid, an anti-inflammatory, anti-nausea, and an anti-oxidant ... it is also thought to lower blood sugar levels, lower LDL cholesterol levels & lower blood pressure.

Thyme

Delicious and nutritious, thyme has both antibacterial and anti-fungal properties making it great for both internal and external use. Research supports the benefits of thyme in treating acne, respiratory infections & lowering blood pressure. Thyme may also benefit your brain with it's aroma boosting neuron activity and mood.

Parsley
Both tasty & healthy, hence a great vehicle for plant based vitamins and minerals. The high calcium content also means that it may be beneficial in treating osteoporosis. 
Long used in the Mediterranean region to treat various maladies, clinical trials see parsley as both and anti-inflammatory and anti-hepatotoxic (treats internal inflammation and helps cleanse the liver).

One bottle of Fire Tonic will last you all winter, get yours here!

Looking for a holistic way to support your immune system and to treat yourself?


Check out our Wellness Warrior Box
This immune system-boosting collection of vegan & cruelty free products will strengthen your physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental well-being. Now more than ever our health is everything. Support your body and increase your vitality with these powerful products, beautifully packed with love and care. 

With love & light, 
Barbora 
The Yoga Box 
Sources: 
www.health.harvard.edu
www.hilbilby.com.au

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