Monsoon is the most beautiful season to be welcomed after summers but beside its beauty, it is also the season of various infections like cholera, typhoid, diarrhoea, malaria, dengue fever, asthma and many more problems. Therefore, we must consume some herbal products to keep ourselves immune and infection-free.
Here are five herbs which will boost your immunity and will keep you infection-free during monsoon:
1)Basil or tulsi: It consists of phyto chemicals, bioflavonols and anti-oxidants compounds such as Rosmarinic Acid, which treats the infections and also provides relief from chest congestion by dilating the airways in the lungs. By consuming one or two cups of tulsi tea daily will boost your immunity.
2)Turmeric: It has anti-inflammatory properties and thus, is great for boosting your immunity. Its daily consumption in food and hot milk will surely make you immune.
3)Triphala: It is one of the best antioxidants to boost your immunity and is composed of three herbs that is, (amla, beheda, harde). Amla is the richest source of vitamin C, which reduces the severity of cold and makes the immune system stronger while beheda and harde helps in curing cough as well as diarrhoea.
4)Licorice: It keeps the respiratory system disease free and cures cold and sore throat related problems. Therefore, it keeps the body immune.
5)Ginger: It contains anti-inflammatory gingerols and shaogals and thus, cures sore throat also kills rhinoviruses that cause respiratory infections.