During seasonal changes, herbal teas will be your best assistant to harmonize with natural conditions. In cold weathers, the moisture content of air decreases and it affects the immune system. So in cold weathers, viruses function more dangerously than they do in good weathers. Apart from the cold weather, some individual factors like malnutrition, smoking and stress may also cause some diseases.
When our immune system is weak during seasonal changes, we have to make sure that we take nutrients and vitamins we need. Moreover, the herbal teas are very easy to prepare, since the only thing you need is hot water, you can make it at home or at work. Many herbs can be used as preventive but only a few of them can cure certain diseases. So don’t wait for to be ill to use these teas, use them before you get sick. Here are the six herbal teas that will boost your immune system and protect you during seasonal changes:
Ginger is regarded as “universal great medicine” in India and it can cure bronchitis, cough, asthma, indigestion and hoarseness. It also boosts the immune system.
Echinacea is also known as coneflower and its effect can be enhanced by mixing it with peppermint, lemon balm and nettle. It can also reduce the symptoms of flu, it might come in handy in case of an emergency like presentation or interview. It also boosts the immune system.
Sage tea is one of the best if you want to be protected from flu during winter. It can also be used as a mouthwash in case of a sore throat and tonsillitis. It eases the digestion and relieves intestinal gas.
Since linden tea contains saponins, it acts as an expectorant and softens your sore throat. It not only prevents flu but also helps to cure it. Linden tea is also known as a stress reliever and can be used in case of depression and mild trauma.
Rose Hip Tea
It is a source of vitamin C, it also contains vitamin A and B. It boosts the immune system and protects us from diseases like flu and cold.
It is rich in organic acids, minerals and vitamin C. It is good for a sore throat and oral diseases. It is also known as diuretic (eases urination) and protects us from diarrhea.