5 ideal infusions to face the winter
With the arrival of winter and as the days go by, the drop in temperatures is quite noticeable, although we must confess that according to meteorological data we are facing the arrival of a winter warmer than normal.
In addition to facing the cold, during the winter we face different inclement weather such as rain, wind, snow. Faced with situations like this, the most that we want is to look for the homey warmth and to be safe especially from the rain or the snow.
To warm up a good solution is to resort to the preparation of different infusions which have properties that will help us to find ourselves better and warm up little by little.
So if you are a lover of infusions of both medicinal plants and herbs, we present a series of infusions that we can make in winter and that will help us to warm up.
These infusions will not only help us to warm up, they also help us to alleviate some symptoms associated with the ailments or typical conditions of this time such as colds, coughs, throat irritation, hoarseness, tenths of fever, fatigue, winter asthenia, and other conditions such as fluid retention and constipation.
In addition to these plants that we propose below, there is a wide range of herbs and medicinal plants to turn to and so vary our infusions with what we can know other new flavors.
And what are these wonderful infusions?
The infusions that we are going to facilitate next are: the infusion of mallow, infusion of hawthorn, infusion of borage, infusion of saffron, licorice infusion. Discover the properties of each of them to face the winter.
1. Infusion of mallow
The mallow is a plant that contains anti-inflammatory, mucolytic, antitussive, decongestant and laxative properties.
Prepare an infusion by putting a teaspoon of this plant for each cup of water to prepare.
We will take it hot to warm up and also to calm situations or fits of coughing.
2. Infusion of hawthorn
The hawk It has beneficial properties as a depurative for the organism, it is also diuretic, and helps to reduce the excesses of uric acid and urea, it is also hypotensive with what contributes to lower blood pressure.
The infusion of hawthorn also helps to reduce fever during flu-like processes.
3. Borage infusion
This infusion is very good to improve the symptoms associated with the cold, as well as for respiratory diseases, it is also a plant with diuretic properties.
The borage infusion combined with other herbs such as mint or anise is a good infusion to combat the cold.
4. Licorice infusion
To elaborate the liquorice infusion It is used mainly the root of this plant, which is recommended for cases of throat irritation and bronchitis.
This plant has expectorant, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, febrifuge, antibacterial, carminative and digestive properties.
To prepare this infusion we will resort to the root of this plant.
5. Infusion of saffron
The infusion of saffron strands It is effective to improve the symptoms of decay or lack of mood that could appear with the arrival of winter.
Some people are more sensitive than others to seasonal changes and can sometimes be affected by the aforementioned symptoms, also known as winter asthenia. This article is published for informational purposes only. It can not and should not replace the consultation with a Physician. We advise you to consult your Trusted Doctor. ThemesInfusions