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Natural Support and Management of Influenza


Also known as Oscillo, this homeopathic remedy can reduce flu-like symptoms such as body aches, headache, fever and chills. Begin taking at first signs of flu symptoms. One tube every 6 hours, 3x per day.

The earlier you start, the better. For children, you can dissolve the pellets in water and give them that way. Oscillococcinum is indicated for ages 2 and up. For children younger than 2, consult your trusted health care provider.


A common symptom of the flu is a high fever, which can lead to sweating (which is great and your body is doing what it was designed to do!). You might also be dealing with bouts of vomiting or diarrhea. Your body needs plenty of fluids to replace lost liquids, and even more to fight off the infection. Hydration through water, herbal tea, and bone broth are excellent choices. Avoid alcohol and caffeine.


Do not underestimate the power of rest for your body as it’s fighting illness. Go to bed early, sleep in, take naps if able.

Sleep is the ultimate healer.

Vitamin D

The most ideal way to get this immune boosting vitamin is to lay in direct sunlight for about 20 minutes. Studies show those who got vitamin D through sunlight, food or supplementation reported a 70% reduction in colds and flu.

Foods high in Vitamin D include:

  • cod liver oil

  • salmon

  • tuna

  • sardines

  • beef liver

  • egg yolk

Supplement: @maryruthorganics Vitamin D3+K2 spray or Earthley vitamin D topical cream

High Dose Vitamin C

High dose Vitamin C (hourly for the first 6 hours followed by 3x a day thereafter) has been shown to decrease flu and cold symptoms by 85% compared with a control group.

Vitamin C is very individualized as far as tolerance is concerned.

Each person has his or her unique saturation level. If you’re having loose stools, you’ve reached that level and can cut back a tad for your ideal dosing. We use C-Salts or @maryruthorganics Vitamin C liposomal or drops - discount code PARSONS15.

Earthley’s Feel Better Fast tincture

Feel Better Fast is an herbal tincture of echinacea root, fennel seed, astragalus root, elder flower, and cinnamon that naturally fights fevers, promotes immune health, & supports respiratory health.

Safe for 6 months and up. Follow dosing instructions on bottle. Purely10 gets you 10% off sitewide on Earthley.

Detox Bath

Detox baths have many benefits and will help to draw out toxins out of your body. Soak for 30 minutes once a day while ill.