School starts in the blink of an eye, ready or not. With it comes a faster pace for teacher, parent and child, along with more stress, more mental demands, more challenges to everyone’s immunity. Just to make this hectic time a bit easier, we’ve put together a little guide to supplements that can help make this transition time go more smoothly.
With the Delta variant of COVID-19 still lingering about and cases on the rise – not to mention the coming cold and flu season – keeping your immune system prepped and ready is a life-saver.
Baby’s special needs are in a category all of their own.
Garden of Life Baby Multivitamin Liquid – 13 essential vitamins and minerals from certified organic real food.
Garden of Life Baby Probiotic Liquid – 4 billion CFU from 7 probiotic strains for baby’s colic, digestion, and immunity. Certified USDA organic.
Garden of Life Baby Vitamin C Liquid – From certified organic real food, and free from artificial flavors, sweeteners, dyes, and chemicals.
Garden of Life Baby Vitamin D3 Liquid – 600 IU vitamin D3 for baby’s bones and immune system. Certified USDA organic.
Garden of Life Baby Plant DHA Liquid – 600 mg DHA for baby’s brain and eyes. Certified USDA organic.
Garden of Life Baby Gripe Water – For Baby’s colic, gas, and stomach discomfort. Certified USDA organic.
Nordic Naturals Zero Sugar Multi Gummies – Delicious orange-lemon gummy multivitamin with zero grams of sugar. For ages 4 +.
KAL Multisaurus Organic Multivitamin Gummies – With 11 essential vitamins and minerals in a very tasty serving. Lemon, Orange, and Strawberry flavors.
Garden of Life Elderberry Gummies or Syrup – Made from Black Elderberry, Aronia Berry, and Acerola Cherry. Certified USDA Organic.
KAL Vitamin C Rex Gummies – 250 mg of vitamin C in each delicious orange flavored gummy.
Pure Encapsulations O.N.E. Multivitamin – Provides vitamins A, B, C, D (2000 IU), and E in highly available forms; antioxidant complex that includes alpha lipoic acid and CoQ10. Choline and inositol for healthy cognitive function. All in just one capsule.
Nordic Natural Immune Daily Defense – Delivers product convenience and immune support with significant doses of European Black Elderberry, vitamins C and D, and zinc glycinate, in every serving.
Gaia Herbs Black Elderberry Syrup – This USDA Certified Organic syrup is made with only organic Elderberries, fresh-pressed shortly after harvest, and it concentrates the juice from 14.5 grams of Elderberries into a single, tasty teaspoon.
Solaray ImmuFight Respiratory Support – This comprehensive respiratory formula is formulated with prebiotics, probiotics, vitamins, minerals, and herbal extracts to provide bronchial and lung support when needed.
Xlear Nasal Spray – Safely and effectively alleviate congestion, dry sinuses, and irritated nasal tissues. (A small study found nasal sprays with xylitol and grapeseed extract helpful for reducing symptoms of COVID-19.)
Bluebonnet Zinc Lozenges – Orange flavored and sweetened with EarthSweet™, an all-natural sweetening mix of juice concentrates and cane crystals. Each lozenge contains 15 mg of Zinc from Zinc Gluconate and Zinc Citrate, plus 100 mg of Vitamin C.
Bluebonnet Super Quercetin – Contains a combination of Quercetin, Vitamin C, Rose Hips, Acerola, Citrus Bioflavinoids, Hesperidin, Rutin, and Pineapple Bromelain for better absorption. Quercetin is being studied as a beneficial agent when treating COVID-19.
Getting ready to take in a boatload of new information requires a brain able to concentrate and focus. By adding a few key supplements, you can up your game.
Solaray Focus for Children – Grape chewable packed with brain support such as, phosphatidylserine, grape seed extract, L-tyrosine, 5-HTP, and DMAE.
Newton Homeopathic Kids Mental Focus – This ingredient-packed liquid formula is safe for any age.
Bach Remedies Clematis Have Focus Liquid – Safe for any age, Clematis encourages the positive potential to find concentration, and stay focused on the task at hand.
Bach Remedies Scleranthus Be Decisive Liquid – Scleranthus encourages the positive potential of certainty and decisiveness. For those who are viewed as unreliable, moody, and often change their mind when making decisions between two possibilities. Safe for any age.
Blue Bonnet Power Thought – These caplets contain a combination of vitamins, minerals, and specialty nutrients for the brain, including phosphatidylserine, phosphatidylcholine, DMAE, Ginkgo Biloba, and L-tyrosine.
Solaray Focus for Adults – This potent formula contains L-tyrosine, grape seed extract, GABA, phosphatidylserine, 5-HTP, and more.
Solary Sharp Mind – These Vegcaps contain a powerful blend of Ginkgo leaf, L-dopa, huperzine A, Cat’s Claw, Horse Chestnut, and phosphatidylserine.
Gaia Herbs Nootropic Focus – Support healthy concentration with these vegan liquid phyto-caps. Made with a revitalizing blend of Saffron, Ginkgo, Lemon Balm, and Spearmint.
Let’s face it, ALL of us have had a very stressful year, and starting school again only compounds the angst. Thank goodness herbs, minerals, and supplements can combine for some highly effective “chill pills.”
Gaia Kids Calm Support Liquid – Doctor-formulated, Calm Support blends great taste with California Poppy, Lavender, Passionflower, Vervain, and Lemon Balm.
Nature’s Plus Animal Parade Mag Kids – Available in yummy cherry powder or cherry chewables, the magnesium in Mag Kids calms while supporting healthy bones and minimizing muscle cramps. Sweetened with xylitol.
Bach Rescue Pastilles – For days when you feel you are always two steps behind and need a little help to decompress. Black cherry current flavor, each calming pastille contains one dose of Rescue Remedy. Consider if age-appropriate before use.
Natural Vitality Calm – Available in gummies or powder, Calm magnesium has been aiding relaxation since 1982. Choose from orange or raspberry/lemon flavors.
Solaray Magnesium – Choose from 400 mg magnesium glycinate Vegcaps (less laxative) or 400 mg magnesium citrate Vegcaps (more laxative). Calming magnesium provides nutritive support for a healthy heart, muscle, nerve, and circulatory function.
KAL Gaba ActivMelt – This natural cherry flavored micro tablet melts quickly in the mouth and is designed for optimal absorption in the body. GABA is intended to provide nutritive support for relaxation.
KAL L-theanine – This pineapple dream flavored micro tablet melts quickly in the mouth and is designed for optimal absorption in the body. L-theanine is a water-soluble amino acid studied for its reputed role in providing nutritive support during times of stress.
Source Naturals Theanine Serine – This tablet is a broad formula that is one of our most popular products for anxiety. It contains L-theanine to support relaxation and focused attention, and the calming neurotransmitter GABA. Taurine can support the movement of potassium out of neurons, which may help prevent overexcitation of neurons. It also features magnesium to support muscle and nerve relaxation, and calming Holy Basil Leaf extract to gently soothe away the tension in your body.