Herbs fascinate me. These timeless plants have been used by various healers over thousands of years in order to treat symptoms, ease discomfort, improve mood or mental function, fight infection, and so much more. It seems to me that many Christians steer away from herbalism, using conventional medicine instead. I have come to appreciate herbs,... Read More
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Top 8 Herbs For Sore Throats, Colds and Flu (includes Dosage
Mullein (Verbascum thapsus). Mullein tea is a traditional treatment for respiratory problems, such as chest colds, bronchitis and asthma. The leaf tea is slightly bitter; the flower tea sweeter. Both leaves and flowers contain mucilage, which is soothing to irritated membranes, and saponins, which make coughs more productive. Research has shown that the herb has strong anti-inflammatory activity, and lab studies suggest that mullein flower infusions have antiviral properties, as well.
Benefits of best Medicinal Herbs You Can Grow at home