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Welcome to singershealth.com, a comprehensive source of health information for singers and other professional voice users. Here you will find timely references regarding all aspects of vocal wellness, as well as onsite and online wellness, therapy and instruction services for singers, corporate speakers, actors, lawyers, teachers and other professional voice users.

 

Karen Wicklund

wicklund@singershealth.com

Herbal/Vitamin Regimens for Singers

© 1999 Dr. Karen Wicklund

MAINTENANCE
(to preserve immune function)

EMERGENCY!
(when catching a cold: the "sixes:"
6 equally spaced doses for 4 to 5 days during onset)

1. Echinacea Capsules

360 to 450 mg
2 to 3 capsules / 3 x a day
(two weeks on, two weeks off)

1. Echinacea/Goldenseal

Caps, 360 to 450 mg
2 to 3 caps / 6 x a day

and

2. Others as per herbalist direction

and

2. Kwai garlic
2 tablets / 6 x a day

and

3. Vitamins as per RDA

and

3. Vitamin C
3,000 to 6,000 mg/day until system saturates

and

Cold-Eeeze lozenges
6 per day

For assistance with locating a certified herbalist in your area:

American Holistic Medical Assn.
2002 Eastlake Avenue East
Seattle, Washington 98102
(206) 322-6842

American Assn. of Naturopathic Physicians
Box 20386
Seattle, Washington 98102
(206) 323-7610

For further information regarding herbal remedies for singers:

Wicklund, Karen and Saltmarsh, Sue. (November/December 1997). "Herbal medications for singers." The NATS Journal of Singing.: 62-65.

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