8 useful and effective Herbs to get rid of Bacterial Infections and Mucus in the Lungs

If you suffer from viral or bacterial infections and you feel tired of commonly prescribed medications, especially antibiotics, which in excess are very harmful to health, you are in the right place. Today, we would like to introduce you to 8 herbs that are truly effective at fighting viral infections, clearing mucus from the lungs, and even repairing lung damage.

So Here are the 8 best herbs to get rid of lung mucus and bacterial infections:

1. Licorice

This plant, like its roots has soothing effect and soften throat mucous membranes, lungs and stomach. Licorice also cleans the inflamed mucous membrane.

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2. Thyme

This plant is truly multifunctional and is widely used around the world. With its essential oils that are antifungals and natural antibiotics, thyme effectively fights against chest congestion.

3. Eucalyptus

Everyone has already heard of this herb. Eucalyptus is widely used in cough syrups and lozenges. With its compound called cineole, eucalyptus promotes respiratory health and significantly soothes throat irritation.

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4. Elecampane

The benefits of this plant have been known for a long time, is not only able to reduce the infection (as in the case of bronchitis), but it also eliminates excess mucus. To take advantage of its medicinal strength, it is recommended to add 1 teaspoon of elecampane in a cup of boiling water and drink this preparation 3 times a day for 3 weeks.

5. Peppermint

Peppermint, like its oil, contains menthol. This soothing ingredient relaxes airway muscles.

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6. Plantain Leaves

The plantain leaves have been used for centuries to relieve coughs and soothe irritated mucous membranes. Plantain leaves also have antimicrobial and antibacterial properties, making them even more effective in combating throat and lung irritation due to coughing. Plantain leaves are also able to relieve a dry cough by increasing mucus production.

7. Iceland Moss

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This foam has antibacterial properties. The decoction prepared with this mousse is used to treat other types of diseases such as chronic bronchitis, food allergy, whooping cough, pneumonia and digestive system disorders.

8. Climbing ivy

Syrup made from climbing ivy is often used as an expectorant when it comes to respiratory diseases accompanied by coughing and poor mucus production (bronchitis, tracheitis, tracheobronchitis).

Take advantage of these herbs and plants to stop viral bacterial infections as quickly as possible. But remember, it’s always easier to prevent the disease than cure.

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