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Natural Cures For Dummies by Scott J. Banks, JJ Virgin, Joe Kraynak

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Part II

Curing Common Maladies: Trustworthy Treatments at Your Fingertips

Immune-Booster Supplements

Supplement

Dose*

Colostrum

10,000 mg daily

Andrographis

400 mg daily

Whole beta glucan

700 mg once daily upon waking or before bed with 8 ounces of water

Probiotics

Twice daily before or during meals:4 billion CFUs of Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell1 billion CFUs of Bifidobacterium longum Rosell

Vitamin D3

2,000 to 10,000 IUs daily

Vitamin C (mineral ascorbates)

1,000 to 10,000 mg daily

Proline-rich polypeptides

Four sprays in mouth, hold for 30 seconds, and swallow, twice daily early morning and before bed, for a total of 16 mg daily

Zinc glycinate chelate

20 mg twice daily

Vitamin B12 (methylcobalamin, sublingual fast-dissolving tablet)

5,000 mcg one to two times daily

Folate (5-MTHF)

2,000 mcg one to two times daily

Olive leaf extract

50 mg daily

* Dosages are for adults.

webextra For a bonus article on restoring healthy gut bacteria after antibiotic treatment, visit www.dummies.com/extras/naturalcures.

In this part …

  • Prevent and cure the common cold, the flu, and other infections by enhancing your body’s own immune system response.
  • Significantly reduce the occurrence of ear infections and dental cavities through the use of a natural sugar substitute extracted from birch trees and other plants.
  • Minimize or eliminate the need for antihistamines and ...

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