HERBS AND IMMUNITY

Moringa

Moringa is a herb that can ward off many health complications. It should be your go-to herb for immunity strengthening.

So what makes moringa such a powerful immunity booster? It contains 7 times more Vitamin C than even oranges. Vitamin C is the chief nutrient that our bodies need to build strong immunity.

That’s not all, moringa also contains some other vital nutrients that strengthen your cells, muscles, tissues and help your body heal. Consume moringa for its high levels of potassium, iron, calcium and amino acids.

 

Neem

Since time immemorial, neem has been respected and widely used as an immunity booster. It is very effective in keeping the body safe from attacks by harmful pathogens, thanks to its anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.

Neem can also keep your blood clean. It purifies the blood by flushing away toxins and this can strengthen immunity.

 

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Ginger

Ginger has been an age-old remedy for flu and the common cold. It contains gingerol – an antioxidant that can power up our immune system and kill viruses. Ginger is particularly good in preventing respiratory tract infections. Add ginger to your meals or you can also have it raw.

 

Garlic

Just like ginger, garlic will too stimulate your immunity. It contains allicin- a plant compound that acts as a germicide. But remember, to make the most of garlic, consume it raw or partially cooked.

 

Turmeric

Every time your grandmother said you need to consume turmeric for your health, she was right. Turmeric contains curcinum a phytochemical that can remove toxins from your body and strengthen your immune system to fight off germs and bacteria. Add an extra dash of turmeric to your meals or consume it with milk.

 



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