The Common Market’s Wellness Newsletter
Stay Healthy This Fall • Immune-boosting herbs • Nourish your body
Keeping our immune systems healthy this fall As the weather cools and we approach the fall our thoughts begin to turn towards how to keep our immune systems healthy. Here at the Common Market we have everything you need to help keep healthy as we move into the fall. Below you’ll find just a few ways to keep you and your family going through the rest of the year.
Herbal tonics These are best when taken daily to help keep your immune system healthy. Elderberries have long been used to provide immune system support and come in easy to take syrups or gummies form. Astragalus is another plant that is often used for immune system support and may help to support the respiratory system. Immune Defense by Herb Pharm is a blend of different herbs such as echinacea, astragalus, reishi, schisandra and prickly ash which may help with long term immune health. Don’t underestimate the benefits of your favorite fungi. Host Defense uses a blend of 17 different species of organic mushroom mycelium in their MyCommunity capsules for immune support and balance.
Gaia Herbs Black Elderberry Syrup 3 fl. oz., 5.4 fl. oz. 60ct Vegan Capsules
Herb Pharm Astragalus 1 fl. oz. Immune Defense 1 fl oz.
MegaFood Elderberry Gummies, 90ct
Host Defense MyCommunity Extract, 2 fl. oz. MyCommunity Capsules, 120ct
Oregon’s Wild Harvest Astragalus capsules 90ct
Urban Moonshine Immune Tonic, 2 fl. oz.
Vitamin D Get your daily dose of vitamin D by spending 15 minutes in the sun or taking a vitamin D3 supplement if you don’t spend much time outside.
Take Care of your body Ever noticed that eating poorly makes you feel sluggish and unwell? Eating lots of fresh fruit and vegetables can help support your immune system. If needed there are also plenty of supplements and drink mixes that can help keep your system healthy. Keep your hands clean by washing or sanitizing with natural products that are antibacterial without harmful chemicals or drying alcohol can also be helpful. Staying active may also help protect the immune system. Take a walk and enjoy the changing leaves, or go for a run in the cooler weather. Don’t forget to get plenty of sleep, as it’s essential to keep you healthy and energetic.
Oxylent Immune Effervescent Supplement Drink, 30ct
Moon Valley Organics Foaming Herbal Hand Soap, 8.8 fl. oz.
Cleanwell Natural Antibacterial Foaming Soap 9.5 fl. oz. Natural Hand Sanitizing Wipes, 10ct Natural Hand Sanitizer, 1 fl. oz.
Tea Tree Therapy Eucalyptus Soap, 3.5 oz.
Essential Oils Essential oils can be used in a variety of different ways. But did you know that certain oils may purify the air or can be used to clean and disinfect your home in a natural, safe, and environmentally-friendly way? Citrus oils smell fresh and clean, and are naturally antibacterial. Tea tree oil can also help fight bacteria. Not to mention that it’s also used skin and hair care products for acne or dry scalp. Lavender oil is also often used for its antibacterial properties is also calming and destressing which can help you kill two birds with one stone. The Pranorom Good Samaritan essential oil blend combines cinnamon leaf, lemon, rosemary ct cineole, eucalyptus radiata, clove, and cinnamon bark to fight germs and safeguard the respiratory system. It can be diffused or added to your favorite natural cleaning product or hand soap as an extra disinfectant.
Pranorom Good Samaritan, .17 fl. oz.
Enjoy this newsletter? Visit our Health & Wellness department to learn more from our knowledgeable staff. We offer a range of products specified to help heal and nurture: Vitamins, supplements, & probiotics Homeopathic remedies Flower essences & essential oils Over 100 bulk herbs & spices Organic baby care Bath & body care
5728 Buckeystown Pike, Unit B-1 Frederick, Maryland 21704 www.commonmarket.coop
UPCOMING WELLNESS CLASS Immune Boosters and Elderberry Syrup with Dr. Cristine Ehly Sunday, September 15 | 1PM - 2:30PM $20, 20% off for owners This class will provide the audience with an introduction to the immune system and how to boost it to prevent and treat infections. Solutions will include dietary and lifestyle habits, as well as medicinal herbs and supplements. Get a chance to smell, taste, and learn about the benefits and uses of some of these wonderful herbs like elderberry, astragalus, and echinachea. Each attendee will take home their own elderberry syrup that will be made in class!
You can now register for our Co-op Community Room Classes from the comfort of your own home! Visit www.commonmarket.coop