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Honeysuckle Tea: Fighting Flu

Boiling honeysuckle releases molecule which can help fight influenza virus

Drinking honeysuckle tea could help ward off flu, according to a study.

When boiled and drunk the Chinese herb helped suppress the effects of the influenza virus in mice, effectively acting as a “virological penicillin”.

Honeysuckle tea has been drunk for centuries in China to help fight flu, but the study provides the first scientific evidence to support the tradition, researchers said.

via Honeysuckle tea could fight flu – Telegraph.

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