Breathe Deeply Tea:
1 part Verbascum thapsus (Mullein leaf)
1 part Glycyrrhiza spp. (Licorice)
1 part Thymus vulgaris (Thyme)
1 part Mentha piperita (Peppermint)
1 part Urtica dioica (Nettles)
Take ¼ ounce combined herbs by weight and put loosely in a canning jar, teapot or coffee press. Add 1 cup of boiling water and let steep ½-2 hours. Strain well. Drink 1-3 cups a day.
Kyle Neath wrote:I'm not too experienced with herbal remedies for the course particulates that wildfire smoke throws off, for that I rely on air filters (a cheap air filter taped to the back of a box fan works surpassingly well).
Kyle Neath wrote:But one thing I do try and have are houseplants! Many plants are natural air purifiers. I always try and keep some spider and snake plants around the house for just that purpose. Plus, they're pretty difficult to kill.
Joshua Parke wrote:
From my experience and all the herbs I've taken. The ginger and mullein combination is at the top of the list if you want to break up the stuff in your lungs and cough it out. But I like all the other herbs as well to help build/strengthen/cleanse the lung tissues.
Multiple dosages daily seem to be best with herbs. With the ginger/mullein combo, I would take it three or more times per day to get results, and I've noticed that it seems to be best way to take most all herbs.
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