When you feel the flu will be marked with an uncomfortable throat, fever, runny nose, sneezing and usually we immediately consume vitamin C in order not to get worse. However, there is no harm if you try to drink black tea. Yes, a recent study reveals the potential for drinking black tea in blocking the flu coming.
In black tea, there are flavonoids that help bacteria in the intestines fight infection and prevent the severe flu. In addition to black tea, flavonoids also exist in red wine and blueberries as submitted by researchers from poker online for real money Washington University School of Medicine, United States.
The results of this study are published in the journal Science recently. After conducting trials on mice, the result of flavonoids in black tea, red wine, and blueberries makes intestinal microbes create a condition that boosts immunity.
“For years, flavonoids are believed to have properties that help the immune system fight infections.In our study, flavonoids work with intestinal microbes to protect against flu and other viral infections,” said study author Ashley Steed.
“This is an interesting study, but we need to learn more,” Steed quoted from texas holdem poker online Independent as saying on Friday 11 August 2017.
However, this new study was conducted on mice. Further studies are needed. So, when the flu is severe do not just drink black tea, immediately to the doctor to check yourself.