Most herbal teas are high in antioxidants and micronutrients that the body needs to fight off infections. Here are seven herbal teas you should try:
Dandelion tea is one of the best herbal tea in the world. It is packed with antioxidants and rich in so many nutrients. Not only is it a viral infection fighter, but it is also great for digestive problems, obesity, and many more health issues.
Ginger is a root that can be taken as a tea. It is an excellent remedy for the flu and cold. It is also a remedy to ease morning sickness, motion sickness, and nausea.
Ginseng is an ancient Chinese herb that is often blended into a fine powder and taken as a tea. Ginseng is believed to fight off infections, boost energy, improve mood and increase sexual energy in men and women. Numerous studies have proposed that using ginseng helps cure infectious sicknesses and also protects you against pathogen infection.
Chamomile tea is a nicely scented tea that is packed with nutrients. It relieves cold symptoms, combat insomnia (induce sleep), soothe indigestion, ease menstrual cramps, regulate blood sugars, and may prevent certain cancers.
5. Lemon balm
Lemon balm is an easy bush to cultivate. Its rich citrusy scent with subtle flavors of mint and lemon makes it very delicious to drink. Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is known to fight infections, calm anxiety, and soothe irritated nerves, improve mood, memory and ease menstrual cramps.
Elderberry is a purple berry that is used in alternative medicine to soothe cough and congestions from colds and other respiratory problems. It is also used in pharmaceutical companies and as a natural dye.
Fennel is an edible vegetable. Every part of it can be eaten. The seed can be infused as an herbal tea to relieve fever, indigestion, breathing problems, constipation, and reduce blood pressure.