Everyone knows that a good immune system can help you avoid many of the illnesses that can complicate our lives. Keeping your immune system strong can help you live a more productive and healthy life. There are many ways of strengthening the immune system and the best ones are natural. Try these herbs to give your immune system a shot in the arm.
Peppermint not only tastes good but in tea but can also be added to salads, meats or vegetables. Peppermint is also loaded with potassium, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus and is a good source of energy.
Chamomile can be dried and brewed into tea, but it can also be used in lotions, cosmetics, soaps, herbal supplements and in aroma therapy. Chamomile contains calcium, potassium, copper, zinc, manganese, sodium and fluoride, all of which are beneficial to the human body.
Ginger is a favorite in many foods and can be used in many ways. Ginger is good served either raw, or added to stir-fry, vegetables or fruit dishes. Medical experts even cite sucking on ginger root as a good way of alleviating symptoms of nausea. Ginger contains many different vitamins, minerals and nutrients beneficial to the human body.
Garlic is a world-wide favorite that is used virtually everywhere for flavoring, seasoning and as a condiment. Garlic can be added as a flavoring for meat dishes, added to salads dressing and vegetables, roasted or steamed. Garlic contains many vitamins, nutrients and minerals which are good for human health.
If you like things spicy, you’ll be happy to know that hot peppers are known to boost the immune system. Cayenne peppers can be added to sauces, soups, meat and vegetable dishes. The best way to maintain the rich vitamin and nutrient content is to serve the vegetable raw, roasted or steamed.
Try adding some of these flavorful food additives to your next meal and give your immune system a boost.