Winter months can be nice for some people, but this is the time when most people have cold problems, we get down with the flu, in short, our immune system is more vulnerable than during other months. This is where nature comes in handy. Herbs can ease congestion and sore throat and they can even prevent some illnesses. Because of the lack of sun and cold air, some people may feel like they lack energy or their immune system keeps failing them. There is a solution though, and there is no need you run to the pharmacy every time you start to feel weak. These natural remedies will keep you healthy and you will not feel so tired all the time.
1. Echinacea is a well known herb that boosts the immune system. Echinacea purpurea and E. angustifolia are echinacea plants that help you by fighting viruses. Its leaves, roots and flowers are considered medicinal. If you are experiencing some troubles with your immune system, take 1/2 to 1 tsp of tincture every two hours until cold symptoms are gone. Echinacea tea is also very helpful during the winter season.