Here's a nice recipe to bring comfort during cold & flu season...
Echinancea of course is used to boost the immune system, promote healing and reduce inflammation.
Catnip will promote sweating, help break a fever and promote relaxation.
The astringent properties of Yarrow curb diarrhea and is excellent for helping to throw off fevers and infections such as colds, flu, coughs, and sore throats.
Lemon balm contains antiviral components, good for fighting colds and flu and is also very relaxing and uplifting.
1 Tbsp Echinacea root
1 Tbsp Peppermint leaves
1 Tbsp Catnip, leaves
1 Tbsp Yarrow leaves
1 Tbsp Lemon balm leaves
Honey & Lemon
Add 1 cup of water and about 1/4 tsp echinacea to a pot and bring to a boil.
Simmer, covered for 20 minutes.
Combine the other herbs and add about 1 tsp of the mixture to the pot.
Stir well, remove from heat, cover and steep 10-15 minutes.
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