Foods to Boost Immune System Against Corona #Corona #CoronaVirus #AntiViralFoods #Foods
Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV).
But Covid 19 is A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.
Coronaviruses are zoonotic, which meaning they are transmitted between animals and people.
Symptoms of COVID 19
Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and even death.
So, what we can do to fight back with coronavirus? The answer is to improve our immunity
What can we do to boost our immunity?
While doctors suggested basic hygiene practices like washing hands as a necessity, they also said it's important to include anti-viral foods in one's diet.
No. 1 Garlic
Garlic, is considered as wonder drug of the medicinal world due to its multifunctional beneficial aspect.
Garlic constitutes at least 33 sulphur containing compounds, several enzymes, amino acids, and minerals.
It has been widely recognized for its valued flavor and as a widespread remedy for many diseases and physical conditions.
Garlic has been used for many years for culinary, medicinal, and spiritual purposes.
Fresh garlic contains numerous vitamins, minerals, and trace elements that are beneficial for human health.
Garlic also contains essential oil. Many research findings shows, presence of impressive chemical components, it has great number of pharmacological activities such as antibacterial, antiviral, anti inflammatory, anticancer, cardiovascular, and immunomodulatory properties.
Traditionally, it has been used to treat colds, hay fever, coughs, asthma, abdominal discomforts, etc., Modern herbalists and doctors have been using garlic oil as an ear drop to heal pain of ear infection.
It can be eaten raw, mashed or can be added to soups. Mix chopped raw garlic with a tablespoon of unpasteurised, raw honey and consume a clove every day after two to three days. It's a fantastic way to boost your immune system,
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No. 2 Star anise
It is The flower-shaped spice,
One of the most popular pharmacologically relevant attributes of star anise is its shikimic acid content.
Shikimic acid is a compound with strong antiviral capabilities. In fact, it’s one of the main active ingredients in Tamiflu, a popular medication for the treatment of influenza. also has Antifungal Properties, Antibacterial Benefits.
It is super powerful as an anti-viral. Take star anise and boil it in water and add it to your teas like green tea or black tea.
No. 3 Ginger
Ginger is one of the most widely used natural products consumed as a spice and medicine for treating nausea, dysentery, heartburn, flatulence, diarrhea, loss of appetite, infections, cough, and bronchitis.
Ginger is an ingredient of Ge-Gen-Tang, GGT has been proved to have antiviral activity against human respiratory syncytial virus.
Many research shows it boosting the immune system against virals.
No. 4 Coconut oil
Virgin coconut oil is the purest form of coconut oil, essentially water-clear or colourless that consists mainly of medium chain saturated fatty acids.
The biological properties of Virgin coconut oil have been widely explored and investigated due to their antimicrobial potentials. The large concentration of medium chain fatty acids including lauric acid and its monoglyceride, monolaurin VCO effective in their mode of actions against pathogenic microorganisms.
So, You can cook your food in pure cold-pressed coconut oil or even have it raw. Lauric acid and caprylic acid present in it are essential for boosting the immune system against virals.
Kindly Note that above mentioned food does not cure, however will improve your immune system to fight back.
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