Get Well Soon Tea - Chilli Treasures
Why did I choose these herbs:
MULLEIN (Verbascum Thapsus): When I think of respiratory problems, I think of Mullein. Containing mucilage, a sticky substance helps keep your throat moist when it’s raw and irritated.
TULSI (Ocimum Tenuiflorum): Stressed because you’re down and out with a cold or maybe you still have to work and run the kids around Tulsi/ Holy Basil is added in this mix fornmaintaining homeostasis and fighting the effects of stress.
PEPPERMINT (Mentha ×Piperita): Peppermint, alleviates, coughs, and soothes muscles. The menthol in this also aids with migraines/ tension headaches.
YARROW (Achillea Millefolium): Yarrow contains active ingredients that work as antibiotics. A natural remedy for fever/ flu helping to bring on a fever (if you have one) to move through the process quicker. It relaxes circulation, and acts as a mild sedative which is great when you are constantly coughing and feeling tense.
ASTRAGALUS (Astragalus Membranaceus): This roots active compounds strengthen the immune system, through increasing your white blood cell count, which are the cells in your body responsible for preventing illness.
ELDERFLOWER (Sambucus Nigra): Elderflower’s anti-inflammatory properties help with nasal and sinus swelling. Packed with antioxidants and phytochemicals detoxing the body of free radicals & relieving symptoms.