Include these 5 herbs in your diet for improved immunity

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Many believe that the lockdown is the perfect time to practice some fulfilling habits that could positively impact your life style and well being. People are now more aware of the significance of following a healthy and well-balanced diet that increases immunity.

Noted culinary expert Vini Sivakar says that the common herbs that are mostly found in our households have the ability to strengthen our immune system. Many of these herbs are added in the dishes to enhance flavour and aroma.

Vini vouches for the incredible nutritional and medicinal benefits of including these herbs in the daily diet. Here are some of the herbs that can be added in the food to help you improve immunity and fight diseases.

Tulsi

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Tulsi or the holy basil is touted as the queen among medicinal herbs. It can effectively fight multiple diseases. Regular consumption of tulsi tea can ease migraine and indigestion as well.

Stevia

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It belongs to the family of tulsi herb. Stevia is one of the essential oils that are added in perfumes and fragrances. It is excellent to cure indigestion and blood clotting as well.

Fenugreek

Fenugreek

A common ingredient that is added in Indian cooking, fenugreek seeds or powder is loaded with multiple vitamins and minerals. It can easily regulate the blood sugar level and avoid constipation as well.

Mint

morning green mint tea at garden

The cool and refreshing mint leaves can cleanse your palette. They are excellent in easing stomach relates problems, respiratory illness, and some allergic reactions.

Coriander leaves

coriander-leaves

Coriander leaves take the flavour of food a few notches up. However, the antioxidants in them can strengthen the immune system. Dishes flavoured with coriander leaves are effective to cure problems related to high blood lipids, diarrhoea, and indigestion.

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