The Most Comprehensive Cold & Flu Immunity Boosting Protocol

Digestive health researcher and friend John Brisson is currently working on a book diving deep into the discussion of how to fix your gut. He blogs at fixyourgut.com. He writes primarily on the digestive system and also supplement protocols for various conditions. Here is a cold and flu protocol that anyone can use to find some relief. Written by John Brisson.

If you ever have a high grade fever (greater than 104F), or any life threatening symptoms of a flu or cold, make sure you seek out medical help ASAP! Finally, don’t use any of  the listed protocols if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any children without consulting a medical professional first.

Mild – Moderate Cold and Flu Protocol

Ester-C Vitamin C, 1,000 mg Capsules – 4,000 mg – 8,000 mg total in divided doses, throughout the day.1 Life Extension Apolactoferrin -two capsules throughout the day with food.2 Gaia Herbs Echinacea Supreme Capsules – one capsule, twice daily with meals.3 Carlson Zinc Ease Lozenges – follow supplement recommendations for dosage.4

Gaia Herbs Black Elderberry Syrup – follow supplement recommendations for dosage.5 6

Jarrow Formulas Vitamin D3 – 5,000 IU daily

Sore Throat

Seagate Olive Leaf Throat Spray Raspberry Spearmint – follow supplement recommendations for dosage.

or

Traditional Medicinals Organic Throat Coat – Follow tea recommendations for general usage. Don’t use if you suffer from high blood pressure because the licorice extract in the tea may cause water retention and raise blood pressure.

Chest Congestion

Integrative Therapeutics – Mucaplex - follow supplement recommendations for dosage.7

Jarrow Formulas Nac Sustain – one tablet on an empty stomach daily.8

Sinus Congestion

Spray – Sinus Plumber Horseradish and Pepper Nasal Spray – follow supplement recommendations for dosage.

Severe Cold and Flu Protocol

Ester-C Vitamin C, 1,000 mg Capsules – 4,000 mg – 8,000 mg total in divided doses, throughout the day. Life Extension Apolactoferrin -four capsules throughout the day with food. Gaia Herbs Echinacea Supreme Capsules – two capsules, twice daily with meals. Carlson Zinc Ease Lozenges – follow supplement recommendations for dosage.

Gaia Herbs Black Elderberry Syrup – follow supplement recommendations for dosage.

Jarrow Formulas Vitamin D3 – 5,000 IU daily

Allicin-C – follow supplement recommendations for dosage.9

Sore Throat

Seagate Olive Leaf Throat Spray Raspberry Spearmint – follow supplement recommendations for dosage.

or

Traditional Medicinals Organic Throat Coat – Follow tea recommendations for general usage. Don’t use if you suffer from high blood pressure because the licorice extract in the tea may cause water retention and raise blood pressure.

Relief of Chest Congestion

Stay hydrated as much as possible drinking at least two liters of water a day. More water might be needed if you are febrile.

Integrative Therapeutics – Mucaplex - follow supplement recommendations for dosage.

Jarrow Formulas Nac Sustain – one tablet on an empty stomach, twice daily.

Relief of Sinus Congestion

Spray – Sinus Plumber Horseradish and Pepper Nasal Spray – follow supplement recommendations for dosage.

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