Rejuvenate with herbal tea and stay safe from Coronavirus

Going by what experts say, drinking herbal tea may be all you need to do to keep the virus at bay.

Herbal tea from Mohali

Rejuvenate your body with cups of beautifully brewed and blended herbal tea and stay safe from Coronavirus. It may sound hard to believe when you are struggling hard day in and day out with the many dos and don’ts to protect yourself from the virus. But, going by what experts say, drinking herbal tea may be all you need to do to keep the virus at bay because it can boost the body immune system to effectively fight against coronavirus that has now claimed the lives of millions across the world.

As no new effective drug and vaccine is available yet to treat covid-19, it is important to have a strong immunity system so that we can fight any kind of infection effectively. In view of it, apart from other healthy food, drinking herbal tea can rejuvenate and strengthen the body immune system to fight all types of infections and diseases, health experts say.

Emphasizing the power of herbal tea to keep the body strong and free from infections, the National Institutes of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPERs), which has introduced many innovative products like safety devices, sanitizers and masks to fight the coronavirus pandemic, has produced immunity booster Herbal Tea to strengthen physical resistance to infection.

Herbal Tea – a preventive remedy against Covid-19 viral infection

The department of natural products, NIPER at SAS Nagar, Mohali, developed immunity booster herbal tea. This Herbal Tea is aimed at modulating immune response in body so that it may be used as a preventive remedy against covid-19 viral infection, NIPER said in a release issued by the Union Chemicals and Fertilizers Ministry.

A strong immune system protects individuals from infections and has the ability to neutralize and eliminate pathogenic micro-organism such as bacteria, viruses and any other kind of toxic products. Modulation of immune response could provide a substitute for anti-viral/anti-microbial drugs. Herbs are known to possess immunomodulatory properties which mean that they produce both specific and nonspecific immune responses, scientists say.

Ingredients of Herbal Tea from Mohali

This Herbal Tea from Mohali is a combination of six locally available herbs like Aswagandha, Giloe, Mulethi, Tulsi and Green Tea that are mixed in carefully selected proportion keeping in mind their action as immunity enhancer, sensory appeal, ease of preparation and acceptable palatability.

The selection of Herbs based on RASAYANA

The selection of Herbs was based on RASAYANA concept described in Ayurveda. Rasayana means rejuvenation. These Herbs have long been used in various Ayurvedic formulations and are known for their immunomodulatory effects. These Herbs act at the cellular immunity level and boost the immune response generated by our body to fight viral/bacterial diseases. The formula has been designed in a way to achieve maximum immune boosting effect.

Tips on drinking herbal tea

This tea can be taken three times a day. It is also safe for children and aged persons. It is soothing on the throat and can help the body to fight seasonal flu problems. It is an inhouse preparation with all the herbs collected/procured from the NIPER medical plant garden in the campus.

Stay home. Rejuvenate with herbal tea. Stay safe from Coronavirus.

First Published:June 23, 2020, 4:27 p.m.

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