8 Teas To Boost Your Immune System

We're in a time right now where any day you could wake up feeling under the weather, and The Qi is here to prevent that. As we all know, the best step in avoiding sickness is, first, prevention. So we have compiled a list of some of the best and most tasty teas to help with sick and illness prevention because you deserve to feel as comfortable as possible inside everyday. We know this is a hard to to get through, but hopefully a warm cup of one of these teas can help soothe your symptoms and nerves. Check them out below. 

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green tea in a cup

Green tea should be one of the first tea you go to for an immunity boost. It is full of polyphenols, a type of antioxidant found in plants, that are efficient infection fighters. They protect against potential sickness, viruses, and infections.

echinacea tea in a cup

Echinacea tea in known to have antiviral, antioxidant, and ant-inflammatory properties. It is also known as an immune-strengthening agent and can help fight against any oncoming cold or flu.

elderberry tea and berries

Elderberry tea is a favorite among many holistic professionals. It is packed with vitamins and antioxidants that can help boost your immune system, as well as help with inflammation, stress, and heart protection. It is a great choice when feeling under the weather.

turmeric tea in a cup

Turmeric tea is a universal and very versatile tea, specializing in preventing those cold symptoms you might be feeling right now. It is a spice made from the turmeric root and can be added to any combination of tea and hot water, thus combining its medicinal, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties.

ginger tea with ginger and citrus

Ginger tea, like turmeric, is similar in the way that it helps relieve cold and flu symptoms. It is most known for immune support and cancer prevention. The antioxidants in ginger can help strengthen immunity while reducing stress, and can help relieve naval congestion and respiratory issues.

the qi chrysanthemum tea

Chrysanthemum tea has many impressive and surprising health benefits. Most importantly, it has the ability to calm nerves and stress, boost the immune system, and lower inflammation, and treat respiratory issues. Other benefits it provides are improvement in vision, strengthening of bones, and protection of the heart.

moringa tea and tea leaves

Moringa tea is made by mixing any favorite tea with hot water and some moringa powder. It is great for a quick immune boost if you feel sickness impending; and it also provides calcium, protein, iron, and amino acids for bodily healing, cell protection, and muscle building.

citrus tea with honey

Citrus tea, much like drinking a cup of orange juice every day for a daily boost of vitamin C, provides vitamin C to help repair your immunity walls. It also helps your body absorb antioxidants and iron, and keeps you exceptionally hydrated.

If you would like to add another step to your morning immunity boosting routine, try out this grounding immunity boosting yoga sequence with your cup of tea by Jason Yoga and Mckibillo.  

immunity boosting yoga sequence

 

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