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How to Kill a Virus Naturally

In this article you will learn:

  • What the research says about natural anti-viral compounds

  • What products I use to stay healthy, virus-free and where to get them

Take this stuff to the next level:

Many of these recommendations are simple, but some may need a more detailed exploration. To get a comprehensive guide (1600+ scientific references), a ton of resources and some time with me to discuss your goals, grab a copy of my landmark book here and let's dive into a new journey.

The Details:

I am convinced that if you follow good principles to align your body (like the ones laid out in my book above) you will hardly ever get sick, and when you do, your body will be equipped to handle the problem as swiftly as possible. Remember that a weak Terrain is what attracts opportunistic organisms and allows them to flourish unchecked until they create a real problem.

Right now, you have a multitude of these little bad actors in every part of your body,(1) but as long as your “police force” is active and strong then they aren’t really anything to worry about. Life isn’t perfect, though, and when you have nutritional deficiencies, they equate to budget deficiencies in your police force. When you have toxicity, unmanaged stress and chronic inflammation, this means corruption and the cartels begin taking over.

Now your Terrain isn’t as safe for the average citizen cell, and it gradually becomes a war zone. Combine this with every year bringing some new infectious threat to your doorstep and the environment constantly assaulting your cells and turning them into cancer zombies, and the result is that your poor little immune system is working 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to put out fires and mitigate threats.

Having a strong and balanced immune system is one of the most important markers of longterm health. If it is too weak, you will fall prey to infectious diseases or cancer. If it is too active, you will consume yourself with autoimmune issues. It’s like everything else in your body: an incredibly complex system of interconnected parts in Dynamic Balance. If you follow good diet and nutrition principles, then you will support the long-term balance and health of your immune system because the focus is on creating an optimal Terrain.

Every case is different, and if you suffer from an autoimmune condition or are immunocompromised for whatever reason, there are many valuable natural therapies that are emerging and worth investigating with your functional medicine doctor.

My focus in this article is to address the majority of simple, acute situations that you will have to deal with throughout your life like the occasional virus and what the research says about various tools in your arsenal for when the time comes to fight. This is not to dissuade you from using medications, antibiotics or other pharmaceutical interventions if they are appropriate, but rather to compliment your perspective so that you have all of the tools in front of you and can decide from an empowered position.

A healthy body will create a fever to kill off the flu, but I’ve always had a hard time falling asleep with a raging fever and the only thing to solve that problem is medication. Likewise, if I’m getting an infected tooth taken out, you can bet I’ll be popping the antibiotics afterward, as insurance, because the risk is high for that kind of infection to cause serious problems if it gets out of control.