Four Herbs to Relieve Coughs
Gangs, the symptoms of cough and sore throat can indeed cause discomfort, yes. Well, it turns out that some herbal plants can help relieve these symptoms, and have been proven in several studies, you know!
Since ancient times, various natural ingredients have been used to relieve cough and sore throat symptoms. Of the many natural ingredients, there are four plants that are known for their efficacy in helping to relieve coughs and soothe the throat. These four plants are often also used as basic ingredients for cough medicines:
1. Legundi leaves (Vitex trifolia)
Legundi leaves are one of the plants that can be found in Indonesia. Apparently, this plant contains a lot of antioxidants. This plant contains essential oils with antioxidants such as sterols, terpenoids, and flavonoids. Due to its antioxidant content, legundi leaves are often used to help relieve symptoms of coughs and sore throats[NYA1] .
2. Saga leaves (Abrus precatorius )
Saga leaves are one of the plants that are often used to relieve symptoms of cough and sore throat. Saga leaves are rich in nutrients and antioxidants, such as protein, vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, vitamin C, flavonoids, alkaloids, and many more. Saga leaves have ingredients that are antitussive (cough reliever), so they are believed to help the body fight the bacteria that cause sore throats.
3. Ginger (Zingiber Officinale)
Ginger has long been used to relieve coughs and sore throats. This plant contains anti-inflammatory ingredients. According to research, ginger contains ingredients that are antitussive (cough reliever). Consuming ginger is believed to help relax the respiratory tract and soothe the throat, and reduce coughs and sore throats. In addition, empirically ginger is known to thin phlegm so it is useful in helping relieve coughs.
4. Crown of the gods (Phaleria macrocarpa)
Mahkota dewa is also one of the plants that can relieve cough and sore throat symptoms. Mahkota dewa also contains antioxidants, such as flavonoids, polyphenols, and saponins which can play a role in maintaining the immune system, thereby helping to prevent and fight coughs and colds. Mahkota dewa also has anti-inflammatory and analgesic (anti-pain) effects, thus helping to reduce the symptoms of cough and sore throat.
How to Consume Four Herbal Plants That Can Relieve Coughs and Sore Throats
After knowing the four properties of herbal plants above, maybe you are wondering how to get these plants and process them so that you can get the benefits?
These four herbal plants can be found in Indonesia. However, not everyone can easily get it in everyday life. In addition, not everyone knows how to process it so that it is safe for consumption.
As a recommendation, to make it more practical and safe, you can consume Herbakof. The active ingredient in this herbal cough medicine is reconyl. Reconyl is a bioactive fraction that is fractionated from the 4 herbs mentioned above originating from Indonesia, among others Phaleria macocarpa or crown of gods, Abrus precatorius or sage leaves, Zingiber officinale or elephant ginger and Vitex trifolia or legundy. Reconyl is processed at the Dexa Laboratories of Biomolecular Sciences by the method Advanced Fractionation Technologyensuring that only fractions that have physiological benefits are fractionated from the 4 herbs, so that the active substance Reconyl is produced which can help relieve coughs and help soothe the throat.
Herbakof has received halal certification and can be consumed by adults and can be consumed by children over 6 years old. Apart from that, this cough syrup medicine is also easy to get, you only need to buy it at the nearest pharmacy or minimarket. By consuming Herbakof, you can practically get the properties of the four plants which can help relieve coughs and help soothe the throat.
Herbakof has received halal certification and can be consumed by adults and can be consumed by children over 6 years old. Apart from that, this herbal cough medicine is also easy to get, you only need to buy it at the nearest pharmacy. By consuming Herbakof, you can practically get the properties of the four plants which can help relieve coughs and help soothe the throat.
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