I use equally amounts of Garlic, Thyme, Ginger, Mint, and Cayenne pepper.
A natural antibiotic, anti fungal and antibacterial, garlic can tackle almost any illness. Garlic strengthens the immune system against colds and flu and is especially useful in treating children. It helps in cases of bronchitis, one of the symptoms of the current flu. . Garlic is also an expectorant, helping to loosen mucus so that it can be expelled from the lungs with coughing.
You can grind your own, by drying your garlic cloves Available from the supermarket , health food store or you can grow your own and dry then powder it in your spice mill or blender.
Strengthens the immune system and helps your body fight colds and flu, as well as bronchitis, cough, sinus congestion, and headaches. Available from the supermarket or health food store as fresh root, or powder .
Is a natural antiseptic and its natural expectorant properties make it excellent for throat or bronchial problems. Available from the supermarket , health food store or you can grow your own and dry then powder it in your spice mill or blender.
Is a powerful anti-oxidant , antibacterial, anti-tumor, anti-fungal, and anti-viral. It increases blood flow to hands and feet. It relieves nausea and fights bacterial infections. Cayenne removes toxins from the body. Its also an expectorant and helps to treat cough, and sinus problems. Available from the supermarket , health food store or you can grow your own and dry then powder it in your spice mill or blender. ( If making your own powder be very careful it is very strong, you may want to wear a dust mask).
It is antimicrobial and antiviral. Great for all digestive disturbances and for
First I mix all the herbs together in a small bowl.
Then get out my Handy dandy pill maker.
Put it together
Get out my capsule and put into the machine
Then I take my herbs mixture and put in on the machine.
take the scrapper and slide the herbs to fill the capsules. ( yes I know my nails need some attention)
after you do that take the tamper and tamp it down add more herbs repeat do this several times until you tamp down and the capsules are full.
drop down the top tray.
put the tops on the capsules.
remove the top tray and you have your capsules. I put mine in a used jar with a homemade label on it.
I try to make a bunch at a time so I don't run out just when we are needing them.