Tea for Flu

The Flu is a viral respiratory infection that attacks the immune system. There are several teas that you can drink to help relieve the symptoms of Influenza. Echinacea is used to relive flu like symptoms as well as stimulating the immune system by drinking 3-4 cups of this tea a day. 

Elderberry also speeds recovery from the flu by boosting the immune system aiding coughs, colds, flu and bacterial and viral infections, Elderberry juice was used to treat a flu epidemic in Panama in 1995! You can buy this in the form of our Elderberry Cassis and Aronia White Tea

Ginger helps to relieve chest and nasal congestion as well as a scratchy throat buy drinking 2-4 cups a day. We have many teas in our selections which contain ginger from Black Tea, Green Tea, fruit infusions, herbal teas and just plain ginger root teas which you can gind here - Ginger Root Tea or our Lemongrass and Ginger Tea

Liquorice also has healing properties, regarding the flu and helps fights infection when drunk 3 cups a day for around 2 weeks. Our range of liquorice based teas range from loose Black Tea, Herbal Liquorice root and Herbal Tea Blends.

Green Tea is also recommended as a way to prevent to infect of influenza due to its high antioxidant properties.