As we head into flu, cold, and coronavirus season, it’s imperative to support the health of your lungs and immune system.
Start drinking this tea now before sickness comes, as a preventative measure to keep you well.
Here’s how it works.
Mullein is a classic plant for the lungs and overall respiratory support.
It has been used to tone the mucous membranes of the respiratory system, reduce inflammation, and it is naturally demulcent (moistening). Which is what the respiratory system needs all the time, but especially at this time of year.
These bright red berries have been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years as an adaptogen and deep immune activator.
Schisandra, known as the five-flavored berry, supports ALL of the organs and systems within the body. One of the great benefits of Schisandra is that it strengthens the heart and lungs that work together to oxygenate the blood.
This highly aromatic plant is rich in vitamin A, C, calcium, zinc, iron and chlorophyll.
Traditionally, holy basil has been used to alleviate respiratory disorders and make breathing easier. It relieves stress and anxiety and supports the nervous system as well.
When you combine these three ancient herbs and drink them as a relaxing, soothing, deeply nourishing tea, you’ll support your lungs and immune system all season long.
To your health!
- Put herbs into a glass mason jar or French Press.
- Fill with boiling water.
- Steep 25-30 minutes (or let sit overnight).
- Drink 2-3 cups daily.
 Medical Herbalism, David Hoffman FNIMH, AHG, Healing Arts Press, 2003, Pg. 592
Andrea Beaman is an internationally renowned Holistic Health Coach, Natural Foods Chef, Speaker, Herbalist and best-selling author. Named one of the top 100 Most Influential Health and Fitness Experts, she is also a recipient of the Natural Gourmet Institute’s Award for Excellence in Health-Supportive Education and a Health Leadership award from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Since 1999, Andrea has been teaching people how to harness the body’s own preventative and healing powers using food, herbal remedies and alternative medicine.
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