Modern way of life, big cities, frequently facing respiratory issues, which sometimes can be quite intense. Respiratory problem, whether it was a common cold, asthma, an allergic reaction or just a runny nose can be difficult to cure.
Most people immediately reach for some medicines to treat these issues, and their disadvantage is that they are high in chemicals and might lead to severe adverse effects. On the other hand, there is a highly effective natural lung cleansing tea which is extremely useful in the case of respiratory issues.
Cough syrups effectively treat the symptoms of cold, but they should always be taken in moderation, as otherwise, they can cause the following symptoms:
- Troubles with breathing
Patients that suffer from chronic respiratory conditions such as asthma or bronchitis are often prescribed with corticosteroids, medications which are usually taken through an inhaler.
Even though this kind of medication is necessary for some people, many studies have shown that corticosteroids can weaken the immune system and increase the risk of developing a fungal infection.
Alternative medicine for respiratory conditions that does not cause harmful side effect is definitely needed.
Mullen is a common weed found all over the planet, with potent medicinal properties which have been used for centuries in the treatment of respiratory problems like chest colds, lung weakness, respiratory constriction.
Despite its numerous other health benefits, mullein is high in saponins, which are organic compounds that act as natural expectorants.
Therefore, mullein effectively eliminates excess mucus from the lungs and relieves congestion and other symptoms, and fights bacteria and viruses. Bacteria and viruses are the main culprits for the disease and they trap in the mucus.
Moreover, mullein also has strong emollient properties, which soothe the throat and alleviate the pain due to coughing. Regarding all this, mullein is a perfect natural remedy for all respiratory conditions, even the chronic ones like asthma and bronchitis.
This is how to use all the benefits of mullein in the form of a tea. The warm liquid will also loosen up the phlegm.
- 1 1/2 cups of water
- 2 teaspoons of mullein leaves
- 1 teaspoon of dried spearmint (optional)
- 1 to 2 teaspoons of honey (optional)
- Bring the water to a boil.
- Use a tea ball or a strainer in order to submerge the mullein leaves in the hot water.
- This is optional but you can add spearmint in a separate tea ball or strainer.
- Let it steep for 15 minutes.
- You can add honey if you want.
This tea will definitely get rid of your cold or other respiratory infections. It is also helpful in soothing the pain and congestion that is caused by the chronic respiratory conditions.
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