Ashwagandha – known for its restorative and rejuvenating properties. Protects the immune system, helps combat stress, reduces depression, offers anti-inflammatory benefits, and acts as an antibiotic, Will help give you energy while your body is fighting the cold.
Helps alleviate fevers or swelling in the sinuses.
Colts Foot – has been used for centuries, traditionally it is known for bronchitis, laryngitis, bronchial, asthma and pleurisy by suppressing a persistent cough. It helps thin and clear mucus out of the lungs. It is also a herb that is high in vitamin c.
Liquorice Root – this amazing herb has a long list of benefits, for its immune-boosting and cold-fighting it is well known as an immune booster and helps reduce swelling, helps soothe sore throats, bring ease to bronchitis and coughs. It helps fight bacteria and viruses.
Echinacea –Has an antiviral action on the development of recurrent colds, contains active substances that boost the immune function, relieve pain, reduce inflammation and have antiviral and antioxidant effects. Increases the number of white blood cells, which fight infections, encourages the immune system and reduces the symptoms of a cold.
Elderflower and Leaf – Packed with bio-flavonoids that help boost the immune system. Used to help swollen sinuses, colds and influenza.
Rosehip – Contains Iron, Vit B1, B2, B3, C and Vitamin A which are all beneficial to the immune system to fight off any infection; whilst helping prevent further infections. Used as a defence against colds, and bronchitis, It contains a variety of antioxidants:- carotenoids, flavonoids, polyphenols, leucoanthocyanins and catechins. All known to be a good source of fighting off any viral infection
Plantain – Soothes inflamed and sore membranes in the treatment of coughs, phlegm in the lungs, bronchial asthma, tuberculosis of the lungs and mild bronchitis. Plantain is a strong antioxidant and it known to help strengthen the body’s defence system.
Highly effective in neutralizing various microorganisms (staphylococcus aureus; streptococcus beta, haemolyticus, salmonella etc). It is known to destroy or thin-out mucus. Its active constituents show antibacterial and antimicrobial properties as well as being anti-inflammatory and antitoxic – the antibacterial actions help prevent infection and the anti-inflammatory helps relieve pain.
Hibiscus Flowers – known to help all cold symptoms, and catarrh of the respiratory tracts. Rich in antioxidants and helps prevent damage and disease caused by free radicals.
Blackberry Leaves – helps to ease cold symptoms whilst soothing inflamed mucous membranes. Contains high amounts of flavonoids- these are powerful antioxidants. Known to boost the immune system. Contains high levels of vitamin A- this is important when fighting infections. Also contains high levels of vitamin C and vitamin K.
Sage – has analgesic, antibacterial, anti-cancer, anti-fungal, antioxidant, aromatic, astringent, depurative, and Nervine properties.