Which Herbs Work?

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It is that time of year again where I start to think about how best to increase my ability to fight Viruses and unhealthy bacteria.

You cannot go wrong with a nice cup of tea with honey and lemon!

Here are some things to consider.

Which Herbs Work?

ECHINACEA: boosts the immune system

GARLIC: lowers cholesterol among people with levels over 200

GINKGO: improves blood flow to the brain and extremities l can alleviate vertigo and tinnitus (ringing in the ears)

KAVA: a natural tranquilizer

LICORICE: has protected the animals from lethal doses of a flu virus l lowered the risk of breast cancer in mice l may reduce the risk of clogged arteries

SAW PALMETTO BERRY: effective in treating benign prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate) l relieves the symptoms of enlargement, such as frequent urination

ST. JOHN'S WORT: effective in alleviating certain kinds of depression

VALERIAN: induces and enhances sleep l may reduce the time it takes to fall asleep