What kind of tea can help boost my immunity?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiologist (Heart Specialist)

One type of tea that may boost health is mushroom tea. Try a type that's a combination of medicinal mushrooms such as shitake, maitake or reishi. Superstars in ancient Chinese medicine, mushrooms are powerhouses that are reported by some research to stop certain germs from growing inside the body. They also contain selenium, a mineral that boosts the immune system. You can get most mushroom benedfits by eating them, but a relaxing tea may hit the spot and pass on some benefits as well.

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