Tis the season for the flu. Winter is coming and as colder weather approaches so do the dreaded cold and flu symptoms. But don’t fret! We’ve got something better than the typical “wash your hands” or “get the flu shot” advice – we’ve got tea!
We’ve gone ahead and curated a list of our best teas to help prevent the flu. Not only will these teas help prepare your body for battle, but they will also boost your recovery time if you fall sick.
Our Top Flu-Fighting Teas
A treat for the body that you need to stock up on. The Pick-Me-Up Tea is a great defense against colder weather. This tea will tone and strengthen the immune system, provide the body with vitamins, minerals and amino acids, assist in detoxing and deliver some extra energy without caffeine.
Ingredients: green yerba mate, lemongrass, spearmint leaves, gingko and ginseng pieces, nettle pieces, calendula, cornflower, and sunflower petals, rooibos, green rooibos, honeybush, chamomile flowers, goji berries, ginger pieces, apples, rosehips, hibiscus, lemon and lime pieces, peppermint, lime leaves, natural flavours
The cure to all congestion. The Powerhouse tea immediately gives overall relief. It acts as an aid to the immune system, moderates’ symptoms of congestion and throat pain, relieves fatigue and sleeplessness and resolves stomach issues.
Ingredients: green yerba mate, lemongrass, spearmint leaves, gingko and ginseng pieces, nettle pieces, calendula, cornflower, and sunflower petals, rooibos, green rooibos, honeybush, chamomile flowers, goji berries, ginger pieces, apples, rosehips, hibiscus, lemon and lime pieces, peppermint, lime leaves, natural flavours.
Tired of that constant itch and sore throat? Then this one is for you! The Throat Soother is composed of herbs such as peppermint, linden petals and lemon verbena, which work to help soothe inflammation in the throat and respiratory tracts.
Ingredients: organic peppermint leaves, rooibos, linden and passionflower petals, lemon balm and lemon verbena leaves, anise, cinnamon, orange pieces, oat straw, and hops
With its combination of ginger and turmeric, this tea is a force to be reckoned with during colder weather! The Winter Ginger Turmeric Tea will strengthen your immune system with its high levels of curcumin, vitamin C and amino acids. It also assists the body in the absorption of nutrients and fights off the cold by improving circulation.
Ingredients: ginger, turmeric, cinnamon, black cracked pepper & cloves
An instant solution for settling your stomach. Ginger Tea is widely used to reduce discomfort from the stomach flu or nausea. This tea is also beneficial for food digestion, sore muscles, stress relief, improving blood circulation and relief of menstrual discomfort.
Ingredients: sencha green tea, dried ginger pieces
Peppermint tea is a multi-tasker in the flu-fighting field. Not only does it help prevent vomiting and nausea, but it also helps reduce fever and discomfort, boosts the immune system, relieves stress and cough and cold. This popular tea also helps in the bad breath department.
Ingredients: organic peppermint leaves from the USA