Green Tea against the Flu

The Season of flues and colds is once more upon us and its that time of the year to boost our immune system. The flu vaccine has been shown to offer only a 30 percent to 40 percent protection. A recent medical study indicates that simply drinking a cup of green tea every day may prevent influenza infection, especially for school-age children.

The Flu (Influenza) is a viral condition characterised by high fevers, chill, severe muscle pains, headache and a profound feeling of fatigue. Influenza can be transmitted by coughs and sneezes, but also by touch. Frequent hand washing significantly reduces the risk of infection. Thousands of people die each year from complications caused by influenza. It is especially serious for those with underlying medical conditions. Read original article here