The season of heavy rains is on peak. From June to August-September, we need to give extra care to our health as the season of monsoon comes with various diseases. The climate changes affects immunity and makes body easily susceptible to varied diseases – flu, allergies, cold n fever and infections are names of few. Thankfully, the nature gives us a lot of sources to fight with such diseases. We are here to share some effective herbs that can keep you healthy this monsoon and boost your immunity.
Natural Herbs to Maintain Health in Monsoon
Basil is also known as Tulsi that aids mucus buildup and effective in cough. It is helpful in chest congestion and supports in recovery from respiratory infections. It dilates airways in lungs and keeps them healthy. Have 1 or 2 cups of tulsi tea daily to boost your immune system. The immense anti bacterial properties of tulsi builds a protection shield in body against such harmful monsoon borne viruses. Basil not just neutralizes body but also detoxifies it. So, take basil in your diet to fight monsoon bacteria and infections.
Mint can cure loss of appetite and help you in healing stress. It has anti-inflammatory properties that are effective in headaches and asthma.
Ashwagandha or Indian Ginseng has rejuvenating properties. It improves strength of immune system and stamina. Soothes nervous system and helps in improving sleep. Apart from these, ashwagandha helps in lowering cholesterol levels, controls blood sugar and protects from malaria.
Coriander is one powerful herb that is a digestive aid and has anti-inflammatory properties. If you are suffering from joint pains and headaches due to sinus you can have a pinch of coriander power with dry ginger in hot water for early cure and some relief.
Triphala is a trio of amla, behead and harde. It is a potent antioxidant and has countless advantages. It is most effective in digestive health. Amla is vitamin C rich that reduces cold and makes immune system stronger. Beheda helps in cough and congestion. It also cures loose motions and diarrhea. And, Harde is highly effective in digestion aid and pulmonary system of body.
This is a Mexican mint that cures urine infections and respiratory diseases. It is very effective for sinus patients. In case of cold n fever in children, it is widely used as a natural home remedy as it has no side effects.
All these herbs boost immunity and fight against air and water borne diseases. Before, using them make sure you are not allergenic of any such herb as their results differ person to person.