If you're feeling a little under the weather (or already knocked off your feet) restore your health with this immunity-boosting tea. A blend of green tea, ginger, licorice, mint, and fennel can help boost your immune health and speed up your recovery. Stress levels can break down your immune system function. Just steep and sip a cup on those days you're feeling a little off your game.
Does tea boost your immune system?
Yes, this amazing blend of ingredients each play their role in boosting immunity:
Green tea contains powerful antioxidants that have been shown to enhance a healthy immune system.
Fennel has used for thousands of years for its antimicrobial as well as antiviral properties which may help to fight off a cold or flu bug. Fennel has also been used as a sleep aid for insomnia, so get the sleep you need and let your body rest to fight off those gremlins.
The menthol in the peppermint leaf can help clear nasal congestion and has been used to combat nausea.
Ginger root is a trusted remedy for nausea and indigestion used for centuries around the world.
Licorice is packed with flavonoids that have been reported to have antiviral ability to weaken the hold a virus has on your body.
Cardamom pods (also known as elaichi) is rich in antioxidants. Cardamom can help fight cold and cough symptoms. The oil that comes from the cardamom seed also acts as an antiseptic to help calm a sore throat.
Marigold is more than just a beautiful flower, it also has natural medicinal properties. As a cooled tea, it can be used as a gargle for sore throats. Marigold tea is well tolerated, and is safe for daily use to fight off illnesses. Two cups a day can help prevent the effects of the common cold and flu.
Caffeine level of Immunity Boost: Moderate
Steep at 180° for 2-3 minutes.
INGREDIENTS: Green Tea, Peppermint Leaves, Ginger, Licorice, Cardamom, Fennel, Marigold Flowers, Black Peppercorn, and Cloves