Winter often brings the common cold. While uncomfortable it is not often dangerous. Addressing the cold when we first begin to feel symptoms will greatly decrease the time it takes to recover as well as the intensity of the symptoms.
Astragalus and Elderberry are great herbs to use to boost our immune system. They are both gentle and strong. Astragalus is a great herb to take to nourish our immune system. Elderberry is effective in strengthening it allowing it to fight the virus more effectively.
Taking these herbs together as a preventative measure can help to prevent us from becoming sick with a cold. If we take it at the onset of a cold we can reduce the symptoms and the amount of time we experience them.