Research from UCLA shows that a hot bath lowers virus-triggered stiffness by 65%. This formula, by Dr. Hazel Parcells, is especially good when you feel you may be coming down with a cold or the flu. It helps build immunity by raising your body’s acidity at the cellular level, making your body a less hospitable terrain for most bacteria and viruses to grow.
- Run a tub to the hottest temperature you can manage. Pour in 2 cups of organic apple cider vinegar (such as Braggs).
- Sip a glass of warm water mixed with 1 tablespoon organic apple cider vinegar.
- Stay in the bath until the water is cool. Avoid showering for a minimum of 4 hours.