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Immune-boosting herbs great for tea

5 powerful herbs to mix and mach for tea

While there are many different herbs that are good for boosting your immune system, we are going to talk about five of our favorites here.
You can drink each one separately or make a mixed tea with all of them. When you mix those 5 together you get a powerful, but still tasty, immune-boosting herbal tea blend. Pour yourself a cup!

  1. Elderberries - are commonly used to help fight colds, flu, bronchitis, and other upper respiratory ailments. They are extremely high in antioxidants and have strong anti-viral properties. They also have a nice flavor, which is a plus!
  2. Chamomile - has antibacterial and sedative properties, as well as many other therapeutic effects, such as promoting relaxation.
  3. Lemongrass - is high in Vitamin C, known for strengthening the immune system. It helps to restore the body’s vital systems, allowing it to absorb important nutrients. And also promotes relaxation.
  4. Ashwagandha - is an ancient medicinal herb, which is classified as an adaptogen, meaning that it can help your body manage stress. It can boost brain function, lower blood sugar and cortisol levels, and help fight symptoms of anxiety, stress, and depression. Who does not need that in these days of worldwide panic?
  5. Sage- is a common cooking herb and is an easy-to-use remedy. Sage is an herb that “dries” up the body and is a great ally in combating winter illnesses. It is useful for fighting inflammation, particularly in the mouth, throat, and tonsils.

Bonus: Orange peels - To add some flavor as well as add extra vitamin C boost you can try adding some peels or whole dried pieces of oranges.

About the author

Lilia Asenova

Ayurvedic Nutrition Adviser

Graduated Ayurvedic Nutrition School in London and with 15 years of experience in Ayurvedic healthy and healing nutrition. Lilia is a content consultant for media, owned by a big pharmaceutical company.

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