Homemade Natural Spicy Cider Decongestant and Expectorant
Homemade Natural Spicy Cider Decongestant and Expectorant - If you are suffering from an illness such as a cold or sinusitis and not just allergies, chances are your chest is congested with extra mucous as well. Here’s an all-natural decongestant and expectorant to save the day (and night) of nasal discomfort.
Cloves are one of the highly prized spices, widely recognized in the world. They’re anti-fungal, antibacterial, antiseptic & analgesic. They’re packed with antioxidants & are good sources of minerals, omega-3’s, & vitamins. The spice contains eugenol which has local anesthetic properties that can temporarily alleviate toothaches while helping pull out any infection. In tea form, it can lessen, or prevent, colds & flu & is used as an expectorant, making it easier to cough up phlegm. #dherbs
The Anise seeds & the oil contain thymol, terpineol & anethole, which can be used to treat pectoral affections & coughs. When used as a lozenge, the seed is an effective expectorant. Bronchial irritation can be soothed by drinking a tea made from the seeds & spasmodic asthma sufferers may also find relief. Drops of anise oil in a vaporizer can help clear congestion & soothe coughing. Gargling with a tea made of the seeds can also provide relief for sore throat, laryngitis or pharyngitis…
Thyme contains an essential oil that is rich with powerful antiseptic, antibacterial, & strong antioxidant properties. It is used in mouthwashes to treat inflammation of the mouth & throat infections. Thyme possesses expectorant & antispasmodic properties, making it useful in the treatment of bronchitis, whooping cough & inflammation of the upper respiratory tract. #dherbs #healthtips by rachel.frederick.98