Pack Your Bags: Travel Healthier With These Essentials

Keeping up with our healthy habits may feel more difficult while traveling – you’re out of your routine, you don’t have access to your normal foods, your sleep patterns may be off, etc., etc. Often our immune systems can become compromised, making our intended holiday or vacation time spent nursing a cold instead. Travel healthier with these immune-boosting travel essentials. Pack these 8 items with you on your next trip to keep your energy levels high and your immune system strong…

Oil of Oregano

Oil of oregano is known as “nature’s antibiotic.” It’s extremely anti-microbial, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial and is amazing for boosting the immune system. If you feel any kind of sickness coming on, whether it’s a cold or an upset stomach, just a couple drops of this potent oil (the taste is very strong) in a glass of water can work wonders. SHOP HERE

Daily Dose Packets

Daily Dose packets include an arsenal of nutrients to boost the immune system from probiotics, vitamin D, fish oil and a broad spectrum multi-vitamin. I always bring a handful of these packets when I’m traveling to ensure I’m getting the vital nutrients I need. SHOP HERE

Water Bottle

Staying hydrated is one of the most important things you can do to keep yourself healthy. Having a glass or BPA-free plastic water bottle on hand makes it more likely that you’ll keep drinking water throughout the day without spending your money on plastic bottles. SHOP HERE

Essential Oils

Peppermint and lemon essential oils are great for waking you up and helping to prevent jet lag. Lavender essential oil is wonderful for relaxing at the end of the day. Put one drop of essential oil into a glass of water or tea (make sure they are food grade), or simply breathe in the aromas. SHOP HERE

Herbal Tea Bags

Since you never know what kind of food you’ll be eating on the road, it’s always a good idea to have ginger and peppermint tea on hand – both of which are excellent for digestion. Herbal tea is also fantastic for helping you relax and unwind before bedtime at the end of a long travel day. SHOP HERE

Sleep Mask and Earplugs

Getting good sleep when you’re traveling will keep your immune system strong. It’s important to sleep in a dark, quiet room – so pack a sleep mask and earplugs to ensure you’re getting enough quality rest. SHOP HERE

Greens Powder Packets

Greens help nourish every system in your body – they enhance our immune systems, provide good bacteria for our gut, aid in digestion, sustain energy and promote mental clarity and overall well-being. Bring along a few Greens packets and add them to a water bottle for a nutritional boost. SHOP HERE

Andrographis

If you do end up getting sick, the bitter herb, andrographis, also known as Kalmegh, is one of my favorite herbs for healing. It has anti-viral properties and can boost your immune system quickly. SHOP HERE

 

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