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Tea Wreath: Throat and Lung Relief

Pretty and practical, Pinchido's Tea Wreaths put your medicine on display.


Tea Wreath: Bird not an ingredient

Weave it together to pull it apart as needed! I'm super into this now.


This tea wreath contains:


Eucalyptus

[Healthline] Eucalyptus is widely used as a natural cold remedy and is a common ingredient in cold and cough products. Research has shown that it can decrease mucus and expand the bronchi and bronchioles of your lungs. It’s also a natural anti-inflammatory agent (5Trusted Source, 6Trusted Source).

The main ingredient responsible for these properties is eucalyptol, also known as cineole, which is a compound found in eucalyptus oil (5Trusted Source, 6Trusted Source, 7). Some research has shown that eucalyptol relieves cold symptoms like cough frequency, nasal congestion, and headache by decreasing inflammation and mucus buildup (5Trusted Source, 6Trusted Source).


Chamomile

[Medical News Today] Inflammation is an immune system reaction to fight infection. Chamomile tea contains chemical compounds that may reduce inflammation.


Anecdotal evidence and some studies suggest that inhaling steam with chamomile extract can relieve some of the symptoms of the common cold. But this benefit is not proven yet.


According to authors of a review article in Molecular Medicine ReportsTrusted Source, evidence suggests it may help lubricate your throat, which may be useful in warding off hoarseness and pain. Chamomile tea is known to have anti-inflammatory properties to reduce swelling and redness. Chamomile also has antioxidant properties which are helpful for tissue repair and health. The antispasmodic action of chamomile might also reduce cough.



Hierba Buena

Studies have found that spearmint essential oil is effective against several types of harmful bacteria (18Trusted Source, 19Trusted Source).


It's also soothing to the throat and helps to open up the lungs.


Rosemary

[Sencha Tea Bar] Rosemary helps boost immunity thanks to its rich concentration of antioxidants and vitamins. Rosemary tea contains high amounts of vitamin C, which has been shown to boost immune health and prevent illness caused by bacteria and viruses (3). Rosemary tea also has high concentrations of vitamin A, magnesium, potassium, and calcium to keep your immune system working at peak levels.


The anti-inflamatory effects work to help inflamed lungs chill the F out. If you have a lot of mucus build-up in lungs, rosemary oil or tea for clearing out your lungs. The herb acts as a natural diuretic and helps in flushing out harmful toxins from the body.


Mullein

[Healthline] Animal and human research suggest that mullein tea works by reducing inflammation, thereby helping relax the muscles in your respiratory tract (5, 6 ). The flowers and leaves of the plant are also used to treat other respiratory ailments, such as tuberculosis, bronchitis, tonsillitis, and pneumonia.


This caffeine-free tea is said to possess antibacterial, antioxidant, antiviral, and many other beneficial properties. Mullein tea may help treat respiratory conditions, bacterial and viral infections, sleeping problems, and tuberculosis.


Tuberose

The pleasant fragrance and various chemical components of this oil have relaxing effects on the brain, nerves, and the muscles. It calms people and gives relief from stress, tension, anxiety, depression, anger, nervous afflictions, convulsions, cramps, spasmodic coughs, and diarrhea


This essential oil is good for sedating inflammations, particularly those pertaining to the nervous system and the respiratory system. However, to have this sedating effect, it should be used in relatively high dilution.


The sweet-smelling oil of Tuberose flowers is proven to possess anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, making it as one among the perfect medicated oil for use. A prominent study on ‘Antibacterial Activity of Essential Oils from Palmarosa, Evening Primrose, Lavender and Tuberose’ proved that Tuberose absolute oil was effective in treating gram positive and gram negative bacteria.


Another study on ‘Anti-fungal activity of tuberose absolute and some of its constituents’ proved that the three constituents present in Tuberose absolute namely indole, geraniol and methyl anthranilate revealed effectiveness against the mycelia growth of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides on potato-dextrose-agar medium.


Oregano

[Healthline] Oregano’s flavonoid and phenolic compounds may decreaseTrusted Source inflammation in the body. Consuming it may help with certain inflammatory conditions, such as muscle or joint pain, skin irritation, or dry coughs.


Oils in oregano can also block the growth of organisms, including certain types of harmful bacteria and viruses. This means that oregano may have a role in treating or preventing certain types of infections. A 2011 study in humans, for example, found that applying an ointment containing oregano extract helped reduce the risk of surgical wound infection by decreasing bacterial contamination.


Another 2011 studyTrusted Source done in a laboratory found that oregano essential oil was effective against some respiratory viruses, including one that can cause serious respiratory infections in children.


Ginger

Ginger contains key phytonutrients known as gingerols, and research has shown that these can have an antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effect which, when drunk as a tea, may help support a healthy microbiome.


Honey

Scientists have demonstrated it produces “antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antiproliferative, anticancer, and antimetastatic effects,” which scientists agree make it useful in hospitals for treating everything from burn wounds to cardiovascular diseases (2). You can use honey:

  • To soothe a sore throat and cough from a common cold, or ease related laryngitis and flu symptoms (3)

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