It can happen in the flicker of an eye. One day, everyone’s healthy and fine, and the next, your friends, relatives, coworkers, and roommates drop one by one into the ill depth of flu season.
If you fright the hateful illness, “COVID-19” is coming for you next, don’t store the tissues yet. Beyond getting an influenza hit and washing your hands regularly, the best line of protection comes from simple, healthy habits.
Say yes to Garlic!
Eating garlic uniformly can-do wonders for your health. Not only does it improve your immune system, but it can also aid control heart disease as well. Obviously, not something we, and our breath, are fond of doing. So, let’s add in the honey. It has the potential to fight off seasonal allergies. All in all, this sweet stuff possesses anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-viral properties–killer ingredients in combating the flu and colds.
A spoonful of raw honey and garlic:
What to do?
Remove and separate a clove of garlic.
Cut, dice, chop, press or slice the garlic clove into smaller pieces. The allicin is rescued in garlic by chewing and breaking the garlic up.
Let the garlic rest for 10-15 minutes to permit the enzymes to energize.
1/2 tablespoon of raw honey onto a spoon.
Drizzle the entire chopped up clove of garlic onto the honey spoon.
Consume and eat as is or spread on a piece of toast.
Repeat this every 2-3 hour all over the day.
Indulge in tea time.
Drinking tea in the morning or right before bed is so de-stressing, it might as well be its own form of meditation. But it's not just a satisfying act but the naturally occurring chemicals in tea called alkylamines reinforce the immune system to aid fight off infection. Black pepper, cloves, cinnamon sticks, ajwain seeds, tulsi or mint leaves, jaggery and turmeric, and water is a powerhouse of antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, and strong antibacterial agents. Hence, it will help you boost your immune system and relief sore throat.
Take all the above spices and break into small coarse.
Boil the water in a tea pan.
Put crushed ingredients into boiling water.
Add 1/3rd tablespoon of turmeric.
In the last, add tulsi or mint leaves and jaggery.
Boil the 1 cup of water till it becomes half.
Ginger is love
Ginger’s healing properties come from gingerols, qualifying it as an anti-viral and anti-bacterial rich in antioxidants and other nutrients that aid to improve the immune system and combat damaging free-radicals and viruses like fevers, sore throats, and an upset stomach. In Ayurvedic practices, ginger is used to enhance agni (digestive fire), and innately detoxify the digestive tract; helping in the erasing of toxins and boosting blood circulation to aid open sinuses. Ginger also separates body heat and has a cooling effect on the body, meaning it can aid sweat out that flu fever. Because ginger is an anti-inflammatory, it can be used to lessen pain and autoimmune flare-ups that can come with a enfeeble immune system.
A spoonful of herbal tea made of ginger, lemon, apple cider vinegar, raw honey or maple syrup, and cayenne pepper:
Make a cup of warm to hot (not bubbling) filtered water.
Cut about an inch thick of fresh, peeled ginger.
Let the ginger souse in the water for 2 minutes.
Extract in the juice from half of a lemon (Vitamin C!).
Add in a tbs of raw, unfiltered (with the ‘mother’) Apple Cider Vinegar (also well-known to rid the body of nasty bugs).
Splash in a dash of Cayenne Pepper (enhances blood circulation!).
Sugar (if required) with raw honey or maple syrup.
In addition to the above, staying hydrated (with filtered water), exercising, practicing a well-balanced diet, getting high-quality rest, and decreasing stress all do wonders in keeping the immune system strong. Take care of yourself and enjoy the homemade tip to boost the immune system.