Winter Warmers for Keeping Bugs at Bay
Here are a few Super-Foods for boosting immunity during the Winter months:
Ginger is one of the best natural remedies for relief from colds and flu, it has anti-viral compounds, and it can help sooth coughs and reduce pain too.
Apples are known to be high in vitamin C; they also contain anti-viral and antibacterial compounds. In the winter months they are delicious served baked or stewed with cloves.
Liquorice tea is a warming and soothing drink revered for it's healing abilities in soothing sore throats and coughs. Look out for Liquorice Egyptian Spice by Yogi Tea in your local supermarket or health store.
Winter Warmer Recipe
Put two cups of good quality cloudy apple juice in a saucepan
add ½ teaspoon of grated fresh ginger
¼ teaspoon of cinnamon powder (or a whole cinnamon stick)
and a pinch of clove powder (or 3 whole cloves)
simmer for 5 minutes, then strain and serve
This vitamin C rich drink is quick and easy to prepare and contains a blend of soothing and supportive ingredients that combine to lift your spirits and boost your immune system.