Which herbs cures coughs, colds and flu?

With the help of herbs, we can greatly reduce and alleviate suffering with fierce cough and rhinitis, and to avoid complications such as sinusitis or bronchitis. Today we have a number of effective and simple recipes that will put you back on your feet ..

If we start treating influenza and colds on time and keep to a few basic rules, we have a chance to heal without antibiotics whose side effects in our body can inflict considerable damage. Such basic rules of proper treatment are calm warm in bed, light diet, based on fruits and vegetables, and increased intake of suitable liquids.
With the help of herbs, we can greatly reduce the suffering of fierce cough and rhinitis, and to avoid complications such as sinusitis or bronchitis (bronchitis), which then require a much stronger and longer treatment.
Fortunately, there are a number of good recipes folk whose effectiveness is verified generations. Their long list of today we will have at least some - known or less known manuals, how to quickly win over the aliens who are trying to gain control over our body.

From natural medicines and herbs is chosen in the case of flu, coughs and colds, those which have antibiotic and cleansing action, strengthen immune system and help with the release of our established secretions in the airways.

Herbal tea for cough
This tea is suitable for children and also has a pleasant taste. Helps dilution established secretions in the airways, making it easier to cough and improves breathing.
Recipe for mixture: in a suitable container, mix 1 handful of lime blossoms, 1 handful of plantain leaves, 1 handful of elderberry blossoms, crushed 1 handful of dried rose hips
Preparation: 2 heaping tablespoons of the mixture, pour 1 liter of boiling water and set aside 10-15 minutes Luhová. Then add 2 tablespoons of honey and sip hot tea after gulps.

Breast tea - Prevention and Treatment of bronchitis
The combination of herbs in this compound has a relatively strong force, it is suitable to treat stubborn coughs and bronchitis, respectively. to its after-treatment or prevention.
Recipe for mixture: in a suitable container, mix 1 handful of mullein flowers, 1 handful of flowers Coltsfoot, 1 handful of daisies flowers, stems 1 handful of thyme (you can also add lime blossom or leaf plantain)
Preparation: 2 heaping tablespoons of the mixture, pour 1 liter of boiling water and set aside 10-15 minutes Luhová. Then add 2 tablespoons of honey (or a little lemon) tea and sip after sip warm.

Horseradish Honey will put you on your feet
This recipe is less known, but it was effective. Horseradish and honey are known for their strong stimulatory effects on our immune system, high in vitamins and minerals and disinfectant and antibiotic effects. Their combination is even more powerful cure and prevention of flu and colds.
Recipe: Fresh horseradish root finely grated and mixed with approximately the same amount of honey. Stir mixture thoroughly and enjoy a teaspoon of the day according to the severity status of 3 to 7 times per day in time of illness, in lower doses for the prevention and overall strengthening immunity and improve fitness.

Carrot Syrup - treatment for adults and children

Carrot is known for its high content of beta-carotene, an important antioxidant and stimulant while mucosal recovery. Promotes the regeneration of damaged mucosa and loaded in our airways and simultaneously stimulates our immune system. In combination with honey is the more powerful effect.
Recipe: 0.5 liters of fresh carrot juice and 4-5 tablespoons slowly heat the honey in a saucepan over low heat - do not cook, stirring occasionally, only gradually thicken to the consistency of syrup. Now he is ill we use a teaspoon 4 to 6 times a day.
Carrot juice is recommended, of course, fresh syrup has the advantage that we are in the last storage in the refrigerator for several days and concentrated.

Additional guidance to support treatment of flu, colds, coughs and colds can be found in previous parts of this series, such as recipes using willow bark , onion and garlic . Similarly, you may be helpful recipes for making homemade herbal syrups or list of herbs to enhance immunity .

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References: 500 best recipes of folk medicine

[2008-04-09]
The author Which herbs cures coughs, colds and flu?: Michaela Vorlová