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Protecting Yourself Against Coronavirus

We are all hoping that our efforts to “flatten the curve” will prove effective in the coming weeks and months. But as states and counties begin to reopen businesses, it’s important to take personal preventative measures to protect yourself against getting sick. Here are some basic tips to keep you safe: Frequently wash your hands with soap and warm water for at least twenty seconds.Have a bottle of hand sanitizer nearby. Did you know you can make your own if you can’t find any at the store? Mix rubbing or isopropyl alcohol with Aloe Vera and a few drops of essential oils. Stick to a 2:1 ratio of alcohol to Aloe Vera. Try to find 99% alcohol volume.Wear a mask or face covering if you are...

Immune-Boosting Tonic

This warm and flavorful tonic contains turmeric, ginger, and lemon. It's easy to make and will help keep your immune system strong! Ingredients: 1 Tbsp fresh grated turmeric 1 Tbsp fresh grated ginger 1 whole lemon (juiced) 1-2 tsp maple syrup 1 pinch cayenne pepper (or black pepper) 3 cups of filtered water Directions Add ingredient so a saucepan over medium heat. Bring it to a simmer. Stir for 3 to 5 minutes. Pour through a strainer. Serves 2 people! Enjoy hot or cold. If it's too potent, you can add more water. ...