Do not rush to take antibiotics when suffering from the common cold or having a sore throat. Instead, use the following herbal teas for both improving immunity and limiting the negative effects of antibiotics on your body!
Honey and lemon tea
Honey has anti-bacterial properties, while lemon has a natural acid that helps treat inflammation. The combination of these two familiar ingredients will help fight sore throat and flu quickly.
Ginger contains a lot of anti-viral and antioxidant compounds that help treat sore throat as well as colds. It is also effective in treating fevers and headaches. You can add ginger to tea, milk or mix with water and honey to have a tasty drink.
Peppermint oil with a strong aroma helps clear nasal and expectorant. Don’t miss this wonderful herbal tea if you have signs of sore throat and flu.
While drinking, you can breathe in the scent to cure your stuffy nose.
Green tea is a rich source of antioxidants that help boost the body’s immunity, support the treatment of respiratory diseases. Just don’t drink green tea when you are hungry!
The aroma of cinnamon will help clear the nose. Cinnamon also has anti-bacterial and viral properties, which help to soothe inflammation. Adding a few pieces of cinnamon to make tea and sipping when it is still hot will help treat sore throat and flu effectively.
Licorice helps reduce inflammation and eliminates sputum. Make licorice tea and add some honey to help ease a sore throat and flu.
Chamomile tea helps kill bacteria, improves inflammation and reduces stress. A cup of chamomile tea will help ease your throat pain and keep your hydrate all day long. Add a spoon of honey for a delicious cup of tea, will you?