Usnea is an immune system tonic that can be used in acute situations as well as for long term immune enhancement and general prevention. It has no side effects or contraindications, and is safe for children and animals. It can be used along with or instead of Echinacea. Usnea is more specific for strep and staph infections than Echinacea, and its antibiotic properties are most specific to the respiratory and urinary system.
Echinacea is a native of North America, is widely used to prevent, or provide early treatment for, colds. Boosts immunity by increasing white blood cell production which are the cells of our immune system responsible for preventing illness.
Astragalus Root: A stress relieving adaptogen most commonly hailed for its powerful immune boosting properties.
Cordyceps might improve immunity by stimulating cells and specific chemicals in the immune system.
Rose hipshave been linked to numerous benefits, including improved immunity, heart health, weight loss, and skin aging.
How to make your herbal tea infusion:
Drop a teaspoon of loose tea into your French press, add in a cup of hot water, close the lid and let it steep. Herbal infusions need the most steeping (5 to 30 minutes).