There are herbs that are naturally loaded with vitamin C which is a powerful benefit in maintaining a healthy immune system all year and or during a seasonal change. Herbal teas, concoctions, syrups, tinctures, and juices can be made at home easily and inexpensively.
For proper maintenance of all main systems vitamin C herbs also can provide antioxidant properties. This means the less resistance a main system will have and will distribute all necessary nutritional and medical properties as needed to each and every main system in its proper order and delivery method(s).
Also a powerful note: Teas made for there anesthetic, antiseptic,antiviral,antibacterial properties. can be combined to make a powerful herbal aid.
Anesthetic teas, Clove
Antiseptic Teas Thyme, Cinnamon,bee pollen, pine needle, cranberry, juniper berry
A few good Herbs loaded with vitamin C are:
Rose Hips: Very High Levels of Vitamin C present and a good formula additive e.g. Syrups, Teas , Concoctions for cold flus bronchitis and more.
Dandelion: High in Vitamins A, K, b6, b12 (achieved through summer pollination’s from bees) as well as manganese, magnesium and trace minerals of valium
Slippery Elm: High nutritional supplementation’s of vitamin c with a superfood classification through its nutritional properties.
Licorice: A powerhouse of a healing herb that will heal any membrane wall as well as a good amount of vitamin C present to assists this process
Violet: Another primary source of vitamin c also to with high levels of antioxidants present as well as flavanoids and the ability to detox,
Elderberry: To very high in vitamin c and loaded with flavanoids for promoting a healthy respiratory system particularly.
A healthy Vitamin C daily Tonic/ Syrup.
You will need:
- 2 tablespoons of dried elderberries
- 3 tablespoons of dried rose hips
- 4 tablespoons of dried dandelion( Root preferred)
- 3 cups of filtered water or distilled water
- 1.5 cups of raw wildflower honey or a good food grade vegetable glycerine.
Bring water to a hard boil add all herbs bring to a very low simmer and occasionally stir and cover saucepan. This will retain any essential oils back into concoction let simmer on very low for 20-30 minutes until reduced by half. the more you let a concoction reduce the more of an extraction you will achieve and the more potent it will be but to long with some herbs will damage the enzymes in the herbs. remove from heat let connection cool Strain and press herbs add honey or food grade vegetable glycerine bottle and use.
Dosing: ADULTS: 1 tablespoon every 6 hrs. When not sick and to take as a daily tonic take 1 tablespoon daily.
Children: Refer to Clarks rule to pediatric dosing.