The human immune system protects our body against various diseases and other damaging foreign bodies. Keeping healthy food practices can improve our health using natural herbals and fight against various diseases.
Good exercises, Maintain a healthy weight, get enough sleep also more beneficial.
In order to maintain a better immune system, we have to maintain a healthy respiratory system. Limiting or stop drinking alcohol usage, stop smoking also necessary.
In this article, I’m going to discuss well known natural remedies to boost the immune system. These use many centuries in South Asian countries, especially Indian and Sri Lankan Ayurvedic medicine. If you are searching for how to boost your immune system naturally this is for you.
Apart from that, these foods and drinks can use against body aches, sore throat phlegm related conditions like influenza.
Natural Immune System Booster Foods.
Ginger root or ginger is widely used as a medicine and spice-up foods. It has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative properties.
With its inflammation-reducing properties, ginger can reduce sore throat illness. Apart from that, it can cure respiratory infections, brain performance, and improve blood circulation.
Chopped ginger root can mixed-up with a tea. It gives a fresh aroma and great taste to your black tea. Apart from that, adding small chopped pieces to noodle bowls, soup or meat and fish related curries are a best practice. It will strengthen the immune system naturally.
Garlic is well known for reducing bad cholesterol (LDL). Moreover, it can lower blood pressure. It can improve the human body, disease-fighting response capability by boosting white blood cells.
When the Garlic, crushed or chewed it produces allicin. It can greatly improve immune-boosting properties in your body.
Some of the people not interesting in the aroma of garlic. Adding to chopped or sliced garlic to curries or make crispy fry and few cooking ideas.
Yellow vine/Coscinium fenestratum.
Yellow vine has anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant properties. These properties useful for curing many diseases, including sore throat, influenza, cold, and mouth infections. Yellow vine has a bitter tonic. With its natural properties, it can improve immunomodulating capacity. This is also a good natural immune system booster.
Yellow Vine drink gives relief to body aches, phlegm related conditions, and improve immunity. Apart from that, it can use as a skin toner. Use the small stem or root of Yellow vine/Coscinium fenestratum for medicine.
Adding a small part of Yellow vine/Coscinium fenestratum stem or root into the water and boil it for 30 minutes. Once it boiled, it has a yellow color. It has a bitter taste. I personally highly recommend this drink for body aches, phlegm related conditions especially sore throat.
Turmeric is the main spice in curries in Asia. It gives a yellow color to your food. Turmeric has Curcumin, which has strong natural anti-inflammatory effects and a good antioxidant. Turmeric (its curcumin) has antibacterial activity.
Due to that natural compounds, it immunomodulating capacity of the body especially gives small protection against the flu.
With antibacterial benefit, in many Asian countries use turmeric powder mixed water for clean hands and wash face, especially in sound Asian countries. Because they believe it can clear many germs.
Coriander has several antioxidants, which can easily boost the immune. Apart from that, it can lower human blood pressure by removing excess water and sodium in your body. If you need to reduce weight then, this is a good drink. Coriander seeds also benefit diabetes patients because it can lower the sugar levels.
You can put one or two teaspoons of coriander seeds (with or without roasted) into the water and boil it for 15 to 30 minutes. It can drink with or without sugar. Just like tea. If you use this to heal influenza/cold, it’s better to use roasted seeds.
Eating one or more of these foods and drink not directly heal your disease. These things should use with your medicines to improve health.
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