The drastic change in temperature, especially during periods of change of season, or the low immunity of the human body, are largely responsible for triggering the appearance of colds and flu.
However, there is a simple way to fight them, using natural ingredients.
This tip is part of the universe of natural recipes of the Naturopathic Phytotherapist André Resende. In suggestion he uses the power of some natural ingredients that are used to combat some health problems and also strengthen the immunity of the human body.
Tea to cure flu and cold
- 1 glass of orange juice;
- 1 slice of turnip;
- 2 ginger slices;
- 1 piece of cinnamon;
- 1 tablespoon of fennel;
- 1 tablespoon of honey.
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Method of preparation
To get the tea that will go away with flu and cold symptoms is very easy. The first step is to take a pan and add the orange juice, then bring it to the fire.
Add other ingredients except honey. You will let the mixture boil. When you reach that point, turn off the fire.
With the help of a sieve, pass all the tea through it, making the herbs used remain retained. Once that’s done, the next step is to add honey to the mixture and mix well.
Now the tea is ready! The recommendation is that it be eaten while it is still hot. As for the amount, two to three times a day is enough.
Learn a little more about the properties of the main ingredients used in the preparation of tea that promises to disappear once and for all the uncomfortable symptoms by flu and cold:
Orange is known for being rich in vitamin C. However, other attractions make it an excellent fruit to be consumed by human beings.
It contains folic acid, calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and iron, as well as fiber, pectin and flavonoids, which increase its nutritional value.
In the extensive list of benefits that it can provide to health, emphasis is placed on the prevention of flu and infections as a whole. Furthermore, regular consumption of oranges also strengthens the body’s defenses.
Ginger is a tuberous root that can be used both in cooking and in natural medicine.
It has a substance called gingerol, which has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties that protect the body.
With a strong and striking flavor, the root is used to fight colds and other diseases of the respiratory tract, act as an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic , fight nausea, muscle pain, relieve intestinal pain, prevent cancer, give energy, lose weight and on top of it all. aphrodisiac.