Anti-inflammatory tea

Updated: Sep 20

Inflammation is the bodies defense mechanism to fight diseases.


When the body is attacked by a foreign body, such as viruses, bacteria or any other organisms which could cause infection, its response is to defend itself, it triggers an immune reaction. At times the body perceives its own cells as harmful, and it can lead to an autoimmune disease.


Cause of Inflammation

Most inflammation became chronic diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, psoriasis, and chronic acute pulmonary disease.


In general an inflammation doesn't necessarily mean that there is an infection, but infections can lead to acute or even chronic inflammations.


Anti-inflammatory Prvention

These inflammations can be prevented by a healthy lifestyle, including a diet rich in nutrients, antioxidants and healthy fats.


Foods to eat:

- fresh fruits and vegetables, fiber, nuts and seeds, bone broth.


Foods to AVOID:

- processed foods, baked goods made from white flower, excess alcohol, foods high in sugar and sodium.


Herbal Medicinal Plants:

There are also a variety of medicinal plants that help reduce body inflammations

Ginger, Turmeric, Rosemary, Green Tea, Cardamon, Garlic, Black Pepper, Chamomile and Ginseng.


Anti-inflammatory Tea, a Home Remedy:

To make an anti-inflammatory tea, in a pot of boiling water add, a ginger and turmeric root, and a few black peppercorns, turn the fire off. Cover the pot and allow to steep for 15-25min. drink 2-3 cups per day.


Enjoy!

Cami Onolfo

Healer and holistic nutritionist.

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