Elderberry is extremely high in vitamin C, flavonoids & virus-fighting proteins that work together to give your immune system an extra shield against the cold & flu. Taking 1 tsp. to 1 tbsp. of the extract 2X a day can do wonders for your immunity. Its antioxidant activity lowers cholesterol, improve vision, boosts immunity, improves heart health & heals bacterial & viral infections & tonsillitis. Its anthocyanins protect the inner layer of blood vessels from oxidative stress.
Red raspberry leaves contains tannins, a natural astringent that can help cleanse the outside & inside of the body. Using as a tea 2-3 cups a day can help with gum diseases, oral cavities, colds, the flu & respiratory infections. Due to the high amount of vitamin C & other potent nutrients in the leaves, it is also useful for treating bacterial & viral infections, dehydration & fevers. As a gargle, it helps soothe the mouth & throat naturally due to its antiseptic properties. #dherbs…
Viral flu particles can be expelled through normal breathing meaning it spreads before symptoms show, according to a study of ferrets. Ferrets were used as they have a similar response to influenza The findings, from a study of ferrets, support earlier research suggesting that viral particles can be expelled into the air through normal breathing.
Are you wondering what's causing your sore throat? Strep throat, is a particularly severe form of sore throat that is caused by a bacterial infection. But most sore throats are caused by viral illnesses and are not responsive to treatment with antibiotics. Here are some foods that are capable of treating both!