We offer several herbal tea blends to help fight viruses and bacterial infections. They also can offer immune boosting support.
We are introducing the Cold Comfort herbal blend. The ingredients in this blend are Holy Basil, ginger, rose hips, orange peel, lemon peel, lemon myrtle and lemon grass. (We offer most of these ingredients individually too.)
Let me give you a quick overview of the possible benefits of the ingredients in this blend.
HOLY BASIL –
- Antimicrobial (including antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal and more)
- Liver, brain and heart protective.
- Anti-pyretic (prevents itching)
- Anti-tussive (treats cough)
Holy basil is an adaptogenic herb. Adaptogens are substances found in plants that help boost the body’s resilience in dealing with stressors. Because the effects of stress on the body play such as huge role in the aging process, adaptogens are also considered to have anti-aging properties.There is so much more on this herb to say. We want to give you the highlights here.
It is loaded with nutrients and bioactive compounds that have powerful benefits for your body and brain. Here are 11 health benefits of ginger that are supported by scientific research, Nausea, Muscle Pain, Anti Inflammatory, Lower Blood Sugars, Chronic Indigestion, Lower Cholesterol, Cancer prevention, Improve Brain Function, and Fight Infections.
ROSE HIPS – Did you ever wonder what is a rose hip? Boy, I did. It is found just below the rose petals, rose hips are small, round, and typically red or orange. The benefits – rich in antioxidants, vitamin C plays many essential roles in your immune system, including
- stimulating the production of white blood cells called lymphocytes, which protect your body against infection
- enhancing the function of lymphocytes
- helping maintain your skin’s protective barrier against outside pathogens
In addition to vitamin C, rose hips contain high levels of polyphenols and vitamins A and E, all of which help strengthen and protect your immune system. Rosehip tea is high in compounds with anti-inflammatory effects, including polyphenols and galactolipids.
This list goes on and on but this should help you to see how a delicious herbal tea comprised of many different herbs that may have health benefits is easy to incorporate into your diet. During this difficult time in our world have some of these teas on hand and take time out to nourish yourself.
Hoping we can all stay well.