Are you constantly battling colds and flus? Does the change of seasons have you instantly feeling under the weather? Stress, over the counter medication, diet and low activity level all contribute to a weakened immune system. When an immune system is weakened, it suppresses the immune system’s natural response to every day germs and illness, causing recurring infections and frequent sick days. It’s impossible to avoid germs, but fortunately there are many nourishing super foods to help supercharge and boost your immune system back into gear, just like turmeric.
Turmeric is one of the best natural aliments to naturally boost your immune system. It has the highest antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties among all spices. Turmeric acts as an excellent anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal that protects our immune system from numerous bacteria, germs, toxins and illnesses. This super spice contains lipopolysaccharide, a substance in turmeric that is also responsible for stimulating the body’s immune system.
So instead of reaching for over-the-counter medication to fight off your colds, try a natural alternative treatment. Brew and drink any one of Turmeric Teas signature tea blends to help build a stronger immune system and lessen your chances of getting sick. Even if you’re in the middle of battling a cold, turmeric will have you feeling better and alleviating your symptoms a lot faster. One teaspoon of Turmeric Tea per cup of water and steep, covered, for 3-5 minutes and presto you have an incredible immune boosting tea with hundred more health benefits to enjoy!
Blog post by Alexandra Daugherty, Holistic Nutritionist.