As we are now in the winter months the cold and flu season is well upon us. While there is currently no cure for the common cold or the flu, healthy eating during cold and flu season can help you avoid getting sick. The ingredients of this soup boost the immune system, works as an antibiotic and are both anti-viral and anti-inflammatory. This makes it the perfect meal in the cold season.
According to the teachings of traditional Chinese medicine the common cold and flu are exterior or Yang condition’s they have a sudden onset that is normally triggered by external influence’s such as wind, cold, heat or damp In order to balance these condition’s you can use spices and herbs that open the sweat glands and sweat out the exterior disease in the hope to stop, or at least greatly reduce, the progress and strength of the disease