We all know how boring can a simple cold be, so we always seek the solution in natural remedies, like herbal teas.
But, although there are many different types of herbs that can help you, we are going to present you a different alternative, which is super effective, and all the boring symptoms will be gone in an instance!
This is what you’ll need to make this amazing tea:
- 2 cups water
- 1 tbsp. of lemon grass powder or 2 tbsp. fresh lemongrass
- 3 slices of fresh ginger
- 6 cloves
- 3 peppercorns
- 6 cardamom seeds
- 1 teaspoon fennel
- A drizzle of honey (optional)
Pour water in a pot and add all the ingredients, except the honey. Wait for the mixture to boil, then lower the heat. Simmer for 20 minutes or until the liquid is decreased by a half. Strain the tea and pour the liquid into a cup. If you want to, you can sweeten the tea with honey.
The ingredients for this tea, are super effective for treating colds and flu. Ginger root strengthens the immune system by stimulating sweating which helps the body to handle infections.
On the other side, the clove has analgesic, antibacterial and stimulating characteristics that relieve flu, colds, headaches and other symptoms for typical colds.
Lemongrass is responsible for keeping the proper functioning of your airways, it relieves fever and it is an effective decongestant.
So with all these facts you know now, you can be sure that this tea will help you even forget you had a cold!