Best Teas for Colds & Congestion

October 15th, 2015

For thousands of years, humans have used herbs for medicinal purposes. Drinking herb-infused tea especially when you’re run down with a cold, sore throat or flu is a great way to naturally fight off bacterial or viral infections. Our local tea guru and owner of Yaxche Tea Room, Alexandra Wayne, introduced us to a couple of teas specifically targeted to get you back on your feet and feeling great. Here is the breakdown:


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Feelin’ Fine

For colds or when you’re feeling rundown. This tea contains 22 different herbs that work synergistically to help you feel better faster. Here are the five main ingredients:

Echinacea: High in vitamin C.

Spirulina (Blue Green Algae): Natural protein that helps boost the immune system.

Stinging Nettles: A natural antiseptic that helps fight infections and rebuilds energy. High in vitamin A, C, D and K.

Turmeric: Helps to fight inflammation.

Lemon Bomb: Known as “Nature’s Anithisdemean,” it helps to cleanse out toxins and has antiviral and antibacterial properties.


Helps combat sore throats and congestion. This tea is comprised of four ingredients:

Sage: Helps clear out toxins, while supporting your recovery and renewing the body’s energy.

Fennel: A natural antiseptic with anti-inflammatory properties that provides the nutrients to promote energy and vigor.

Golden Seal: Good for sore throats and keeps infections from spreading. Only use in small doses due to intensity and strength of the herb.

Chamomile: Is calming and a natural pain reliever.

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