Tea as a beverage on its own has a lasting impact on your health. Add some Indian spices and medicinal roots and shoots to it, voila you have made yourself an immunity booster tea which can see you through any flu season or rainy weather.
You can add different spices, herbs or roots to your regular cup of tea. When you brew booster teas without tea leaves, but only herb or spices blend then they are known as Tisanes or Herbal Teas. Both types of teas have wondrous health benefits.
So, turn on your kettle, we have some good news in the form of immuniteas for you!
Ginger – The anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects of Gingerol in this strong root makes it perfect immune booster tea.
Turmeric – Turmeric has curcumin which is known for its anti-inflammatory properties. It has antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial properties.
Mint – Power packed with anti-oxidants, Mint leaves are rich in calcium, phosphorous and vitamins C, D and E.
Lemon – This vibrant fruit is a storehouse of Vitamin C, flavonoids and anti-oxidants. It strengthens the immune system, warding off germs that cause cold and other flus.
Tulsi – Filled with super compounds such as bioflavonoids, phytochemicals and anti-oxidants, Tulsi has anti-microbial agents that keep the respiratory tract free from infections.
Spices – Cloves, cardamom, nutmeg, pepper, cumin have immune modulatory properties that are a gift to your body. Throw in a few spices along with your immune boosting tea recipe.
Green Tea – An immunity booster tea, Green Tea has antimicrobial properties. The presence of two polyphenols namely, ECG and EGCG helps suppression of bacterial and viral activities and reverses the resistance of pathogens.
Octavius brings you a range of wellness teas infused with the goodness of super foods to keep your immune system healthy.