The next time you make your chai, make sure to add in a pinch of mulethi (liquorice) and laung (clove) when you are making it. These two simple ingredients which are readily available are super nutritious and can do plentiful of benefits for your immune system, apart from warding off cold and cough or other flu-related symptoms. We explain to you the benefits of these two ingredients
Laung or clove is another good addition which people prefer adding to the chai. Not only does it give your chai a distinct flavour, but cloves also contain powerful properties which can effectively destroy virus-infected cells in the body, clear airways of any congestion. They have high antioxidants which fight off free radicals, ease infections as well. You can have them raw, or crushed as well just as you prefer.
Mulethi (Liquorice root)
Mulethi, or liquorice root, also known traditionally as yastimadhu is one of the best available immunity-boosting herbs. Wonder why? Consider the benefits to be packed in the roots. In a lot of households, mulethi is prescribed for a person suffering from a bad bout of cough or cold because it contains soothing properties which relieve any throat or respiratory infection. Mulethi has also been found to contain helpful anti-viral properties which target bad disease-spreading pathogens. The antioxidants in it take care of any free radicals which may harm your immunity. It has also been found to combat digestive issues.