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Boost Your Immunity Protocol

Boost Your Immunity Protocol

At Santos Organics some of our core values include wholeheartedness, oneness and integrity - which underpin everything that we do and who we are. We support you in your individual choices that you make about your own body. We also feel that supporting your immune system during these times is of the utmost importance. 

Take a look at our suggestions below, written in collaboration with our Naturopaths. It may have some contraindications for some people, so please speak with your GP’s and/or one of our friendly Naturopaths at our Byron Bay and Mullumbimby stores for more information, or for a tailored plan to best support you. 

Prevention Protocol

This is to minimise the chance of having complications from a viral infection. This plan is taken before an infection:

  • Vitamin D3 1,000-5,000 iu daily. Vitamin D is almost totally obtained from sunlight. To obtain adequate levels ⅓ hour full body sun exposure per day is required. Vitamin D levels are a paramount factor in determining viral infection outcomes. It is recommended that vitamin D supplementation is continuous throughout the Winter months and when exposure to sunlight is limited. - Spray Vitamin D3 1000 IU up to 5 sprays/ day

  • Vitamin C - 500-1,000mg daily

  • Zinc 30-40mg daily

  • Herbal immune support herbs like Astragalus, Echinacea, Rhodiola, Andrographis, Siberian ginseng. One of our friendly Naturopaths can custom make a mix for you. 
    • 200ml bottle would be sufficient for 2 weeks. 

  • Healthy wholefoods diet, sunshine, nature/beach walks, water, sleep and exercise.
  • Reishi Medicinal Mushrooms for immune support

Upper Respiratory Defense

  • Zinc lozenges 30-40mg daily
  • Colloidal Silver as a nasal spray and gargle 3x day - 2 different spray options stocked at Santos Organics

Protocol For Acute Cases

Acute basic antiviral protocol at the first sign of infection or if in close contact with infected persons:

  • Zinc 40-70mg daily
  • Vitamin C - 500-1,000mg daily
  • L-Arginine 1,000-3,000mg daily 
  • Andrographis 2 tablets 1-3x day
  • Quercetin 500mg 2x day
  • Vitamin D3 3,000-5,000 IU daily
  • 5 HTP 100mg 2x day
  • N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) 600-900mg 2x day

      Remember that these tips may have some contraindications for some people, so please speak with your GP’s and/or one of our friendly Naturopaths at our Byron Bay and Mullumbimby stores for more information, or for a tailored plan to best support your personal needs!