Herbs for clearing the respiratory tract of viral and bacterial infections. These are not only a sign of the cold winter months, but also accompany the frequent temperature amplitudes in the spring. Traditional medicine treats these stubborn spring viruses with well-known and not very useful antibiotics.
With a timely response as soon as the onset of symptoms of a viral infection or a cold, the unpleasant moment of antibiotic treatment can be avoided with the help of natural remedies to help the immune system fight control over the body. Here are some herbs for effective treatment of the respiratory tract, which are good to have on hand both in winter and in the transition seasons.
Thyme This pleasant spice to traditional Bulgarian dishes has a powerful effect on wheezing, which prevents expectoration. The essential oils of the herb have a strong antiseptic effect and are a great natural antibiotic with antifungal action. Thyme tea is a simple recipe that everyone thinks of when they have a cold.
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Mint The herb itself, as well as the essential oil that is extracted from it, contains menthol, and it has a relaxing and calming effect on the muscles of the respiratory tract and facilitates breathing. Herbal steam baths for beautiful skin tea from mint or with its participation cleanses the respiratory tract.
Coltsfoot This herb is traditional for our latitudes and has expectorant and anti-inflammatory action. It works very well in cough attacks because it liquefies the secretion and makes it easier to get rid of. Coltsfoot works well for hay fever, asthma and other respiratory problems. Plantain Plantain is also found everywhere in our country and grows as a weed in many places.
It stops the growth of bacteria and viruses and also has an antibiotic effect. The herb unclogs the bronchi and is a popular remedy in folk medicine for cough. Lavender The aroma of lavender is soothing and this is almost the alphabet. It dilutes the tough secretion, helps the respiratory organs in their recovery.
Vapors of lavender oil unclog the airways. These herbs for healthy hair can be used alone or in tandem with other folk remedies or other herbs. This enhances their usefulness. If you want to see the use of more herbs to clear the airways, see our recipes for Anise Seed Tea against respiratory diseases and Thyme Decoction to soothe the airways.