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Supporting Your Immune System

Learn how you can help support and optimize your immune system naturally.

View Video Here.

In this webinar, nutritionist Erin Chamerlik will walk you through the basics and give easy, simple, and affordable tactics that anyone can implement.

Erin will give you a quick overview of the immune system and then share many useful and practical tips that will help you feel “armed and ready” for whatever comes your way.

  • Do you know what to do when you have been exposed?
  • Do you know what to be doing daily, BEFORE you are exposed?
  • Do you know what to do in the event you are exposed and develop symptoms?

Topics in the Video

Essential Oils

Below is information that goes along with the video.

Nutritional interventions – The Reclaim Diet (my book on Amazon)


See my list of recommended supplements to have on hand.

Vitamin D 

Take 5,000 – 10,000 IU/day (to keep your D levels close to 70-80). If you feel sick, immediately take 100,000 IU for three days. Get a D3 with K2 in a gel cap with fat.
(10,000) or (5,000)


15-30mg/day. When feeling sick, take 50mg, once a day for 7 days.

Choose a supplement balanced with copper. Take 1 per day, two if sick.

Take zinc as an amino acid chelate. LDA Trace mineral complex has zinc, copper, selenium, iodine and 7 other trace elements for optimal health

Take zinc with quercetin. This combo gets the zinc into the cells. Together they can stop viral replication. MUST start ASAP at the first sign of sickness. 


  • 400mg daily
  • Mg Plus Guard

NAC, N-Acetyl Cysteine

500 – 600mg daily (take one capsule three times a day when sick)

Quercetin  – Powerful immune and respiratory support

Quercetin drives zinc into cells, as an antioxidants neutralizes free radicals. Quercetin supports the body’s normal response to allergens, inflammation and histamines. Daily take about 500mg. Here are a few options:

Quercetin-Bromelain Forté
: provides a mixture of proteolytic enzymes and bioflavonoids that help regulate the immune cytokine response. Quercetin is called a zinc ionophore, meaning it helps zinc get in the cell.

Buffered Vitamin C Powder

  • Take in divided doses, begin with 1,000 – 3,000mg a day.
  • When sick you will need much more, take that dose hourly to bowel tolerance. Buffered Ascorbic Acid
  • You may need 10,000 mg when sick, or more, that is why you need to take it as Buffered Vitamin C powder, so you don’t get diarrhea before you get enough C in you. 
  • Take in divided doses. Begin  with 1500 daily. Work up slowly to 3000 then 5000. When you are sick your body requires much more, so take to bowel tolerance in divided doses
  • When sick, take a quart jar of water, add 3 tsp (about 9000mg), drink a bit every 30 minutes, and finish within 8 hours. 
  • Super C Chewables (Young Living) is an option for daily supplementation.

Colloidal Silver 

Read my post about Colloidal Silver Here.

Use spray in nose and drops mouth. Nasal spray for nose, here.

Liquid held under the tongue according to manufacturers directions (up to 7 times a day)

Homeopathic remedies 

Thuja 30c 5 pills taken twice a day for 7 days than twice a week for 3 weeks. (under tongue, away from essential oils)
Item #THU10

Essential oils 

See my list of recommended essential oils and immune supporting products from YL.

Heat and Cold

Fever enhances the innate immune system.
Fever is innate immune system, interferon is working, don’t suppress.
Prior to 1928 (penicillin discovery), hydrotherapy was used since no antibiotics. 1928 penicillin, meant we stopped trying natural methods and come up with drug treatments.

If you feel bad:
Contrast showers is a tonic to keep immune system supported.
Taking a hot shower followed by a cold shower is a tool that can keep your immune system going.

Also try:
Pot of water, soak towels, put towels on bed, then patient on towels. Follow with Cold water on patient to lock heat in.

Large foot bath with hot water.
Any part you can heat helps increase core body temperature.

Keep cold towel on your head and carotid arteries. Hot towels on body for about 20 min
Then cold water briefly, go lay down.

Water baths, hydrotherapy
Hot towels
Get the temperature up hot and heat the body comfortably.
This will stimulate the part of the Immune system that is suppressed in sickness.

Medicinal Mushrooms

Mushroom powders deliver powerful antioxidant activity to help reduce the damaging effects of oxidative stress from free radicals.

What if you could fight a host of diseases and even increase your longevity, just by adding a few delicious servings of fungus to your diet every day?

I use this mushroom powder 1/4 to 1/2 tsp in coffee. Here’s more information on all the benefits and what to look for when buying mushroom powder.

Nebulized Hydrogen Peroxide

Please see my post on how to use hydrogen peroxide and a nebulizer, HERE.

Nettle Tea Infusion

An herbalist recommended making and drinking a Nettle Herbal infusion.
Take 3 heaping Tbs of organic nettles, steep in one quart of hot water in a jar, overnight. Strain and drink.
Nettles: Organic loose leaf

We have many tools in our tool box for wellness.

  • Nutrition
  • Lifestyle
  • Supplements
  • Essential Oils
  • Nebulized Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Herbs
  • Homeopathy

Get things on hand and begin using what you can now.

We can take control of our health, and support our immune system to beat what comes our way.