Cold And Flu Season: Natural Remedies
We all know how hard it is to see our loved ones suffering from a flu or cold. And the last thing we want is to get sick ourselves. So this flu and cold season, look no further than your fridge or kitchen cabinets to find natural medicine to help get your lover back on his or her feet.
?Here are seven herbs and spices that are easy to find and can help boost immunity for your lover and for you.
Easy to cook ginger spice or root helps your honey by relieving nausea, loss of appetite and motion sickness. And because it is also an ani-inflammnatory, it helps alleviate symptoms from joint and muscle pain. Try adding ginger as a spice in foods, as a tea, or an oil diffused. Or try adding it to your next curry or savory dish.
Packed with vitamins B6, A and C (over 200 percent of daily recommended dose) red peppers are also full of iron and potassium. These are high in antioxidants so don’t hesitate to add them to your next at home pizza or chop them on a salad. Red Peppers are also very low in calories and promote good gut health.
A natural compound Alliin is what makes garlic such a high immunity booster. Garlic is known to fight germs, reduce heart disease, improve mental health, and enhance overall immune function. So add some extra garlic to your lovers pasta or broth soup and add garlic to yours too!
Oregano is known to treat infections. It can ease menstrual symptoms, respiratory lung disorders, and stomach issues. And oregano is a strong antioxidant, which is great for respiratory health. Oregano oil, when ingested, can lessen the duration of a cold. So break out the oregano oil or leaves to help heal your beau faster!
Cilantro strengthens gut health and can help with digestion. A natural antioxidant, cilantro can greatly benefit the appearance of the skin. It is a natural anti-inflammatory and supports heart health. So add cilantro chopped or full leaves to a Mexican dish, add it to an easy to make chili recipe, or chop it up and add it to a broth soup or salad.
Basil contains two major antioxidants that help strengthen the immune system, combat skin aging and is an excellent source of vitamins A and C. And basil oil can treat skin cuts and wounds and ward off infections. Try a basil tea for a cold, cough or upset stomach. It can also help with bad breath, so if your honey has that sick medicinal taste going on, chop up some basil in the next meal as it also helps calm nausea.
Anti bacterial and antiseptic, as well as an antioxidant. Turmeric is an antidepressant and an anti-inflammatory. And it is known to improve memory function. Moreover, turmeric is used to fight off cancer in people and animals. So make a curry, or brew some tea and help boost your babes immunity, right away.
?Let Food Be Thy Medicine
So remember to add these herbs and spices to your next healing meal for your honey. Or ask for these ingredients at your favorite restaurant or take out place. Also, you can find these herbs and spices in tablet form too. Enjoy these sweet and savory additions to your next meal,
in good health!