Flu fighter loose leaf herbal tea is an uplifting blend of elderflower, peppermint and yarrow. It can be served as a refreshing afternoon botanical “pick me up” or used to help relieve symptoms of colds, flu, rhinitis, sinus congestion and hay fever. This particular combination of herbs is traditionally used to help relieve nasal catarrh, and support the body while fighting off colds and flu. As well as making a delicious tea, it can also be used as a steam inhalation, or makes a soothing gargle for sore throats. A strong decoction added to honey is powerfully soothing for sore throats.
Flu fighter tea contains:
Peppermint cools and opens the airways, and adds an aromatic top note to the blend. In addition, this useful plant also soothes nerves and helps to relieve gas, nausea and indigestion. Peppermint is also traditionally used to help relieve tension headaches.
Elderflowers are a helpful in supporting the respiratory system, and have been used for hundreds of years as a remedy for coughs, colds and flu.
Yarrow helps break fevers by inducing sweating. It may be helpful for catarrhal conditions of the mucous membranes, helping to relive sore throats and improving appetite. It is a relaxing and restorative remedy for both the circulatory, and nervous systems.
This original recipe is traditionally taken at the first sign of the onset of symptoms. For best results, it should be taken as hot as can be tolerated. For extra potency add a dash of chilli pepper pick me up and honey to soothe mucous membranes. Alternatively add a few teaspoons of the tea blend to hot water and use as a facial steam to help clear congestion and feel better.
This product is not suitable during pregnancy or people with high blood pressure. It is suitable for children over the age of 5. The recommended dose is 1 to 4 cups daily (children should be given half the adult dose.)
How to Prepare:
Add the dried herbs to a teapot and allow to steep for a few minutes before serving. You’ll need about 1 tablespoon of your herbal tea mix for every 200 ml of water. For best results drink as hot as can be tolerated. Add honey to sweeten or to help soothe a sore throat. Once opened, store your dried tea mix in an airtight container so it’s always on hand ready for use.
Although this product does not contain nuts please be aware that it is manufactured in a kitchen where nuts are handled. This product is not suitable if breastfeeding, pregnant, or for small children. Do not consume if you have a history of high blood pressure, are currently taking any GP prescribed medications, or have an underlying health condition. If you are at all unsure about the suitability of this product, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org before making your purchase.