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Could this biblical ‘shepherd’s trick’ keep the flu from WRECKING you?

Summer has only just begun…

But if you’re like most folks, you’re already DREADING the fall.

More specifically, I’m talking about the onset of flu season.

This year more than ever, we’re ACUTELY aware of how important it is to SHIELD ourselves from those seasonal viral infections

And if there were ever a time to start making sure our immune systems are IRON-CLAD, this is it.

Fortunately, there’s a natural way to SHORE UP your defenses… and PROMOTE a healthy immune response.

It has to do with a biblical herb that’s TREASURED for its ability to keep ALL of God’s creatures safe from infection-causing pathogens – like bacteria and parasites.

And it can DEACTIVATE certain types of viruses… even AFTER they’ve begun to take hold!

A divine intervention

I’ve shared many of the health-boosting benefits of olives (Olea europaea)… and olive oil…

But today I don’t want to focus on the fruit, which is the part we normally eat… but the leaf!

A passage in the Old Testament’s Book of Ezekiel mentions the God-given medicinal purpose of olive leaves…

And thanks to the Ancient Greeks, the olive branch still symbolizes peace and prosperity.

It even appears on the Great Seal of the United States, where it represents our original 13 colonies!

But wait till you get a load of what it can do for you during the upcoming flu season.

The key to the immune-boosting properties of olive leaf extract is a substance that’s key to the plant’s OWN defense system — elenolic acid.

First isolated by Dutch researchers in 1960, it’s what protects the olive tree from plant pathogens.

The $64,000 question is: Could it do the same for people?

Well, DECADES of research have revealed how elenolic acid can ZERO IN on certain types of flu viruses – including influenza A and B.

It can even help keep parainfluenza type 3… a potential cause of pneumonia… from taking hold!

A 2018 in vitro study out of Spain showed how elenolic acid can INHIBIT the viral activity of influenza A by as much as 65%.

It appears to work by…

  • BLOCKING the virus from entering the healthy “host cells”
  • STOPPING viral replication by inhibiting an enzyme necessary for the viruses to detach from one host and attach to another (called neuraminidase)

The ability of neuraminidase inhibitors (NIs) to HALT the viral lifecycle has, of course, attracted the attention of drug developers…

Which is how we ended up with the flu med oseltamivir (a.k.a. Tamiflu) – a neuraminidase inhibitor that’s become the “gold standard” for treating flu patients.

The problem with Big Pharma’s versions of NIs isn’t just that you need a prescription…

Or that to take some of those drugs, you’ve got to get hooked up to an IV… or inhale a powder through a nebulizer.

It’s that some flu viruses can MUTATE to resist the drugs’ effects!

And it those it affects the WORST are the ones that need the help the MOST – folks with compromised immune systems.

Don’t get left empty-handed in your fight against the flu.

Elenolic acid has gone head-to-head with that “gold standard” drug treatment I mentioned… and shown to be nearly as effective in stopping the flu in its tracks!

Better yet, viruses haven’t figured out how to HOODWINK Mother Nature.

And even shepherds and goat-herders figured out long ago that olive leaf can keep their animals healthy – even when chemical drugs can’t.

Livestock animals LOVE to nibble on those branches… but most people find the taste too bitter to be palatable.

Fortunately, you can find olive leaf extract in capsule or liquid form in the supplement aisle or online.

Keep an eye out for a new patented olive leaf extract, called Isenolic, which has been standardized to contain at least 4% elenolic acid.

To finding peace from the flu,

Melissa Young

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