A human body is capable of resisting many threats from bacteria, virus, fungi, micro-organism or any other physical threats. Our body has an immune system for countering these threats. Weak immune system can’t protect our body effectively and as a result infections or other physical problems may occur.
Low immunity condition decrease the resistance power of our body and any attack easily finds a way to penetrate our body and cause diseases like cold, flu, infections, fever, pain, oral diseases or any other physical condition. Various reasons for low immunity include, lack of nutritious diet, protein or vitamin deficiency, alcoholism, smoking, chronic disease, various medications, older age along with various other reasons. You can easily identify symptoms of low immunity which includes frequently catching infections, continuously having fever, weakness, decreased body activities, increasing weight, dry nose and always felling stress are some of them. People often use antibiotics in this situation however, antibiotic has its own drawbacks too. On the other hand, you can boost your immunity by using different herbal remedies. Some effective immune boosting herbs are as follows.
Herbal Remedies For Low Immunity
Garlic is one of the best immune system enhancer with several useful properties such as, antibacterial, antiviral, anti fungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-allergic and antiseptic, useful for of our body.
You can choose any form of garlic for consuming such as, eating raw garlic cloves, taking with honey, adding in food recipes, garlic mixed tea or juice or even garlic capsules you can use. Taking garlic twice daily helps in enhancing the immune power.
Ginger has capability to prevent low immunity and for enhancing body’s immune power. Ginger contains medicinal properties like antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antibiotic antioxidant, antiviral and anti allergen properties along with many useful compounds.
You can use ginger for adding in foods, for making ginger tea, using with other herbs, ginger extracts or even raw. Use of ginger tea twice daily for few weeks will be effective in enhancing immune system. Additionally you can use it with honey regularly to prevent low immunity and keeping it in optimum condition.
Turmeric contains several valuable medicinal properties that make it useful in almost all health disorders such as skin and oral infections, liver problems, arthritis and other joint problems, digestion problems are just few of them. Medicinal properties of turmeric include antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibiotic and anti-allergen.
Turmeric also detoxifies body toxins and support immune system capability. Best way to use turmeric is by drinking it with warm milk twice daily for few weeks. Another method is by adding it in food preparations or consuming it with honey for quick recovery.
Ginseng is a widely known herbal remedy for several health related problems. Additionally it also helps in immune resistance power build ups in order to counter various infections and illness. Ginseng is anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibiotic and antibacterial properties along with many useful compounds.
Taking ginseng tea 1-2 times daily is very useful for preventing infections along with cleaning body toxins. Use dry ginseng roots for making tea or directly buy ginseng tea from your local market for effective use.
Echinacea is also effective in preventing low immunity and on the other hand boosting the immune resistance of the body. It has antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antibiotic properties for various uses.
Best way for using Echinacea is using its tincture form by taking one tablespoon two times a day. Drinking Echinacea tea is another effective method of enhancing immune resistance of the body.