Who doesn't want to get through a cold or the flu quickly without too many symptoms, and without gorging on medication. There is a simple and effective solution within our reach, all you need to do is keep your immune system in top shape. The three main elements according to some studies would be to have sufficient and restorative sleep, good stress management and a good diet.
To help us maintain a good immune system, there are medicinal plants that can give our immune system a good boost. We offer you some medicinal plants that will have a very beneficial effect on your immune system. In the form of an infusion there are several plants that have virtues to prevent and relieve the symptoms of colds or flu.
Also called ascorbic acid, vitamin C contributes to several defense mechanisms in the body. Stocking up on vitamin C is a great start to preventing a cold or the flu.
Orange peel tea is very rich in vitamin C, as is lemon peel. They are prepared as an infusion as an herbal tea or they are also mixed with green tea, which also has the effect of increasing the assimilation of the antioxidants contained in the tea leaves.
Echinacea is also well known for preventing colds and relieving symptoms due to illness. The root is used to make an infusion, this herbal tea is also effective in combating fatigue, headaches, throat, sinusitis and laryngitis.
Ginseng is consumed, in the form of an infusion, to fight against fatigue. But it is also very effective in helping the immune system fight against winter illnesses. You can boil about 2 to 5 grams of root per cup of water for about ten minutes.
Elderberry is consumed as an infusion to fight against a host of minor illnesses. Colds, flu, sinusitis or bronchitis cannot resist the power of this plant. It can be taken as a simple infusion or by mixing it with a little peppermint.
Thyme is antiseptic, antibiotic, anti-infectious and antibacterial, so it can fight a very large number of viruses and bacteria. Thyme is traditionally used for the treatment of respiratory disorders such as coughs and to combat bronchitis.
When the disease has already set in, it also has wonderful dishes to fight symptoms and reduce recovery time.
Plantain, on the other hand, has a reputation for stopping colds. Plantain is recognized for its anti-inflammatory and anti-infectious effects in the treatment of respiratory conditions such as bronchitis, flu or colds. It also treats the mucous membranes of the mouth and larynx. It is prepared as an infusion.
Ginger has several health benefits, in addition to fighting colds, coughs and minor sores in winter, it has detoxifying, energizing and digestive properties. It acts as an anti-stress and promotes the elimination of intestinal gas.
Confection of herbal tea against colds and flu.
To fight runny nose, sore throats and headaches due to colds and flu, there is nothing better than a good combination of a few herbal teas.There are several types of herbal tea with low medicinal plants, on our side we have made a mixture that acts as CASSE-GRIPPE
Our anti-cold herbal tea is made with plantain, peppermint, thyme and echinacea and ginger. The taste is rather pleasant for a herbal tea against the common cold, its effects are felt quickly, and if you consume it at the first symptoms, you are sure to avoid sick days and low energy. A little rest, a few cups of herbal tea and you're done.
On these last words, we recommend that you consult your doctor before consuming herbal medicines if you are taking medication. There could be an interaction with your medication..