Fever, tiredness, sneezing, aches, snoring, cold… flu is a real pain and and everyone’s wish is to get rid of it fast. Flu is spreading during winter, when our immune defenses are the weakest. If medicines are not always strong enough, some natural remedies are miraculous to stimulate our immune system and protect us from infection.
- GINGER TEA
– Ginger is a real booster for the immune system. It helps decongesting stuffy nose and relieving aches feelings.
Grab a fresh ginger root, cut it into slices, simmer on low heat for thirty minutes, filter all, and enjoy 🙂
Sweeten with honey, either for its taste than its energetic and healing properties
Add some lemon
- CINNAMON HONEY INFUSION
Properties: Cinnamon is a natural pain reliever but also has antibacterial and disinfectant properties.
Honey is well known for its antimicrobial and invigorating properties
Recipe: Add a spoonful of cinnamon powder in boiling water. Let steep for 10 minutes, filter, then sweeten with a spoonful of thyme honey.
- DRIED LEMON
Properties: extremely rich in vitamin C, well known to boost the immune system. Natural antiseptic which helps to bring down fever and aches.
Best tips: Drink it warm, mixed with hot water and thyme honey.
Properties: clear heat and reduce phlegm, good for respiratory system
Properties: rich in organic sulfides which have strong antibacterial and anti-inflammatory. May inhibit and kill bacilli, viruses.
- VITAMIN A like pumpkin
Properties : increase the production of white blood cells and maintain the health of mucosal tissues of the
respiratory tract. Can resist germs. egg yolk and milk
- Vitamin C like cheese
Properties: antioxidant that can help body fight free radical damage and protect cells, can strengthen immune system
- PROBIOTICS like yogurt
Properties: contain lactic acid bacteria (good bacteria) that can promote the growth of white blood cells in blood, so as to boost immune system
- PREBIOTICS like bananas
Properties: can enhance and strengthen the immune system.
Our best tips !!
Take a warm bath or a warm shower
Use eucalyptus essential oil
Properties: one of the best natural anti inflammatory drugs with antiviral, anti inflammatory and antitussive properties
– pour a few drops on a handkerchief and breathe it several times a day.
– pour a few drops in boiling water, cover your head with a towel and breathe the steam.
We wish you the best of luck to get back on track with a strong immune system, and a perfect health !
Happy New Year !