Air travel during the winter is already stressful when colds and the flu are running rampant. Adding to these worries is the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. There are many precautions, prophylactic and immune boosting suggestions to prepare you for your travels.

Let us naturopaths be your immune priming co-pilot!

Immune Boosting Air-Travel Tips:

  • It goes without saying, wash your hands frequently
  • Use an effective, not toxic hand sanitizer
  • Stay hydrated 
  • Avoid sugar and alcohol 
  • Eat well and increase your garlic intake which has many anti-microbial properties that help break up mucus
  • Exercise, even just walking, to keep your circulation going
  • Get good quality sleep
  • Consider wearing a mask on the plane if YOU have flu symptoms


  • Vitamin A – is involved in the creation of certain cells. For adults 50,000IU daily, Kids: 5,000IU daily
  • Vitamin D – shown to prevent the spread of influenza. Adults: 5,000IU, Kids: 1,000IU
  • Liposomal or oral Glutathione – the supreme antioxidant, regenerator of immune cells and a valuable detoxifying agent
  • Vitamin C – helps to reduce influenza infection by a number of biochemical actions. Adults: 2000-3000mg, 3 times per day. Kids: 1000mg, 3 times per day
  • Probiotic – offers protection against flu, 70% of our immune system lives in our gut
  • Saline nasal spray – to keep nasal passages moist. Viruses do not thrive in humid environments