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!
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…
Most people have symptoms for about one to two weeks and again no problem. But with most other viral respiratory infections such as colds, influenza flu, the infection can be compared to a serious illness, causing death rate from 0.1% of the virus that causes an infection.