The cold and respiratory problems are very frequent conditions that have attacked the majority of the world population at least once in life. Its causes are usually related to contagion by sneezing or by taking too much cold.
You should know that there are a lot of natural remedies to treat a common cold, but in this case we would like to teach you to cure it by a spicy infusion of lemongrass or lemon grass, a plant similar to grass but differentiated by its intense citrus aroma.
With this natural remedy you can get rid of the symptoms associated with the cold such as chills, headaches, congestion of the nose or fever. You can drink it before going to sleep even if you do not have the symptoms to reach a state of complete relaxation. Continue reading to learn how to prepare this tea.
LEMONGRASS TEA TO COMBAT SINUSITIS, COLD AND NASAL CONGESTION
The combination of the ingredients with which this tea is prepared is very effective to combat colds and alleviate their symptoms because it possesses a great amount of antiseptic and antibacterial properties.
The good news is that you will not have to resort to pharmacological drugs or spend too much thanks to the natural remedy that we will teach you to prepare next.
-2 tablespoons fresh minced lemongrass (or 1 tablespoon lemongrass powder)
-2 cups water
-3 slices of fresh ginger
-1 teaspoon of cardamom seeds
-1 teaspoon chopped fresh fennel
-1 teaspoon of honey of bees (optional)
The first thing to do is to place the two cups of water in a pot along with all the ingredients, except honey
Cook over high heat until boiling
Once it has reached the boiling point, simmer, cover the pot and cook between 20 minutes and half an hour (it will be ready when the liquid has been reduced by half)
When you see that it is ready, remove it from the fire, filter to remove the solid remains and place in a cup
Add a teaspoon of honey if you need to sweeten it
PROPERTIES OF LEMONGRASS OR LEMON GRASS
–It acts as a natural expectorant that releases the airways
–Serves to lower body temperature if there is fever
–Decongests the nasal passages
–It has antiseptic and antimicrobial properties
–Fights headaches caused by sinusitis
–It is a source rich in vitamins A and C
–Contains minerals such as calcium, magnesium and potassium
PROPERTIES OF GINGER
–Promotes the proper functioning of the immune system
–Treat infections naturally
–Decreases fever by sweating
–Combats inflammations of the sinuses
BENEFITS OF CLOVE
–It is a natural antibacterial
–Combats sore throats
–Acts as an analgesic
–It has anti-inflammatory properties
–It is a rich source of vitamin K that helps to clot the blood
Fighting a cold and its symptoms has never been so easy. Try this spicy lemongrass tea and you will not believe how simple it feels to feel good again.