With cold weather and holiday season approaching, our immune systems could really use a boost. As with many aspects of health, our immunity can be boosted by what we consume. Plant-based foods and products made with herbs and spices are the perfect supplements to aide our immune functions. Finding immune support in teas, beverages, and supplements is an especially convenient way to incorporate extra immune support in your diet.
We’ve put together a list of 15 vegan immunity-boosting drinks and supplements that you can buy on Amazon.com.
Source: Your Super Foods Super Green
This Super Greens Superfood Mix is a powder that can be mixed into smoothies or water. It’s high in chlorophyll and micronutrients such as vitamins A, K, C, calcium, potassium, folate and iron and costs $29.90.
One Amazon reviewer says, “LOVE this powder. So delicious and full of amazing, nutrient rich superfoods. I love everything about this brand from the quality of its ingredients to the amazing taste. Highly recommend!”
Ticia says, “This stuff is amazing. I had been experiencing exhaustion and I suffer from adrenal fatigue. This keeps me more focused at work, gives me more energy and I don’t get tired like I used to. It’s a bit expensive, but I’ll be buying again.”
3. CORE Organic Fruit Infused Beverage
An Amazon reviewer says, “It is hard to find in the grocery stores so I am thrilled to by it from Amazon and have it delivered to my front door. When you break down the cost per bottle on Amazon versus the grocery store, the cost is reasonably less expensive thru Amazon.”
4. SUTRA Superfoods Turmeric Superfood Latte Blend
SUTRA Superfoods say, “the adaptogen antioxidant and nutrient dense superfoods in SUTRA Gold Turmeric Latte may reduce inflammation, increase immunity, and provide a natural energy boost.” Ten sticks cost $17.99.
Katie says, “So convenient and delicious! I added it to nut milk and it really tastes like a healthy hot chocolate!!!”
5. Nootra Variety Pack Charcoal Detox Energy Immunity Juice Shots
Source: Nootra Variety Pack Juice Shots
The Nootra variety pack of juice shots includes the immunity shot which Nootra says can “supercharge your immune system with fresh ginger root and turmeric fruits and vegetables that never sacrifice taste.” The variety pack of 4 costs $11.20.
Brent Sprunger says, “Nootra is my new go-to when traveling for work. It seems to protect my immune system better than anything else I’ve tried in the past when I’m feeling drained from a long week.”
6. Ener-C Effervescent Multivitamin Powdered Fruit Juice Drink Mix
Sarah deMaere says, “I recently tried this product and love the taste. I have been taking it daily to help fight off the flu and colds going around. Recently my boyfriend got sick so I took 2 of these a day and didn’t catch it! I will definitely buy this again.”
7. Four Sigmatic Chaga Mushroom Elixir
Four Sigmatic’s Mushroom Elixir with Chaga contains 1,500mg of organic chaga mushroom powder to help support your immune system, as well as the adaptogen eleuthero, for overall wellness. A box contains 20 packets and costs $25.12.
Mary Simmons says, “I’m loving the boost to my immune system, and if it only costs just over a dollar a day to fight of sniffles and colds, it’s well worth it.”
8. Vibrant Health Field of Greens Raw Vegan Superfood
An Amazon reviewer says, “This product is awsome is everything you read. The taste is not bad mixed with a little juice. Really gives you a great healthy boost for your day and packed with all your vitamins!!”
9. Yogi Echinacea Immune Support Tea
Source: Yogi Echinacea Immune Support
Meagan says, “Whenever I feel any sort of illness coming on, I drink the immune support tea for a couple of days and feel the symptoms fade away.”
10. Green Root Wellness Immunity Herbal Tea
This organic immunity herbal tea by Green Root Wellness is made with ingredients like green rooibos, echinacea, linden flower, and much more. It costs $25.42 for 56 servings.
An Amazon customer says, “I am a person that is constantly exposed to the elements and with this exposure I require that my immune system is in top shape to avoid sickness. If you love tea and like to fortify your immune system for your active days, highly recommend this tea!”
11. TeaLyra Immunity Booster Tea
Source: Tealyra Immunity Booster Tea
Jan Evans says, “This tea smells and tastes wonderful. It includes lots of beneficial herbs for boosting and immunity and general well being.”
12. Tiesta Tea Fireberry Immunity Blend
Roxy says, “I love this tea, and I’ve definitely noticed and improvement in my husband’s immune system since we started drinking this for our morning cup.”
13. Buddha Teas Organic Divine Immunity Blend
One reviewer says, “This tea is pleasant and I find it helpful when I feel that I need a boost to my immune system to either fend off an illness or to reduce symptoms and recover more quickly.”
14. Khroma Herbal Products Warrior Organic Immune System Support
Khroma Herbal Products describe their Warrior Organic Immune System Support capsules as “the Grim Reaper for viruses, bacteria, fungi, and even parasites.” The price for a bottle of 60 capsules is $24.99.
Irish Lass says, “I am very greatful for this product! I have chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia with a low immune system and I seem to catch everyones germs when I have to go out in public. This immune booster has helped me stay healthy for two months now!”
15. Gaia Herbs Astragalus Supreme
Source: Gaia Herbs Astragalus Supreme
Mimi says, “When taken at the first sign of illness this product has helped me fend off a few colds and who knows what else. The key is to have it on hand and use it ASAP,drink plenty of water, eat well, you know the rest. It gives your immune system an added boost.”
Cook Up Some Immunity-Boosting Meals
Many of the ingredients in the immunity-boosting products available on Amazon are also ingredients that you can use in your meals. Common ingredients like garlic, turmeric, and ginger are all immunity-boosting foods. Below are some delicious recipes from our Food Monster App that you can make for extra immune support:
Healing Pumpkin Turmeric Soup
Source: Healing Pumpkin Turmeric Soup
This Healing Pumpkin Turmeric Soup by Leno Regushadze is a delicious immune boosting dish to help prevent yourself from getting sick as the season’s transition. It’s made with pumpkin, coconut cream, vegetables, and plenty of fresh ginger and turmeric.
Carrot Avocado Ginger Soup
Source: Carrot Avocado and Ginger Soup
Amy Height’s Carrot Avocado and Ginger Soup is made with ingredients that are very good for your immune system. Ginger is fantastic for immunity and because of it’s healthy fat properties, avocado is also good for your immune system.
For more recipes that are both delicious and immunity-boosting, download our Food Monster App. On the app, you’ll find over 15,000 vegan and allergy-friendly recipes.
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