Using plants to treat diseases of the cold season is a healthy alternative to traditional medicines that can give nausea, stomach pain and other side effects. And according to research in the field, there are plants that have miraculous powers when it comes to healing.
Yes, it smells, but is the first one on the list of specialties. Eating garlic helps convalescence because it increases the number of white blood cells, knowing that their role is to fight infections.
According to a study published a few years ago in the Journal of the National Medical Association, whose author was doctor Tariq Abdullah, garlic is a miracle, especially when crushed with cloves and mixed with honey, because in this way is better absorbed by the organism.
Here’s another extremely popular remedy against seasonal diseases recognized due to its ability to strengthen the immune system. In addition, according to a study conducted at the University of Maryland Medical Center, it seems that Echinacea has the ability to relieve pain and inflammation in the body.
Most often, the plant is given as capsules extract in its dry form, but it is advised against for people under treatment with immunosuppressive drugs.
Due to the high content of vitamin C, lemon is the bomb against flu and colds. Note that a single lemon provides about 80% of its vitamin C daily! This stimulates the production of white blood cells in the body.
If you can consume it as such without sugar or making a fresh homemade juice is a great remedy.
Do you remember our childhood favorite drink? Well, not for nothing that our parents and grandparents ate elderberry every spring when is the season for elderberry fruits. Elderberry relieves muscle pain, sore throat and even reduce fever.
Since ancient times, the shock was considered a stimulant of the immune system and works best when taken at the first symptoms of disease.
It has the ability to relieve the respiratory ways, to relieve cough. Fresh leaves of eucalyptus can be used to make infusions or gargle against throat pain.
It can be used as a basis for inhalation or soothing baths, being particularly effective in controlling fever.