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