Support your body's immune response to the cold and flu with this blend of warming and virus fighting herbs. Caffeine free.
3.5oz Loose Blend
Elderberries are known for their powerful antiviral action. They contain a protein that interrupts the cold and flu viruses' ability to replicate by preventing them from penetrating body cell walls.
Peppermint contains a high amount of menthol, which helps break up congestion by thinning thick stuck mucous. Menthol also relaxes spasmodic stomach muscles easing stomach and intestinal cramps caused by gas. Peppermint famously relieves tension headaches which are common occurrence with a viral infection.
Ginger's bite is an indication of its warming ability. Consuming warm beverages and warming herbs helps the immune system by raising the body's temperature, making your insides inhospitable to the cold & flu viruses. Chills, congested coughs and stuffy sinuses can be also relieved with ginger.
Lemon Balm's powerful anti-viral action makes it a great addition to this brew, an it's sour lemony mint flavor imparts a lively note. Energetically, lemon balm is cooling and relaxing, two sensations that are welcome during a bout of a cold or the flu.
Yarrow promotes sweating, which cools the body without reducing fever, allowing the immune system to keep fighting the virus. It's ability to relieve pain is great for sore throats. As an anti-bacterial herb, yarrow works behind the scenes to address bronchitis and other bacterial infections that sneak in while the immune system is busy fighting off the cold or flu virus.