Winter is, besides snow and holidays, best known for cold and flu season. You don’t need to go to the pharmacy to get cure full of chemicals, you can make one at the comfort of your home.
Pineapple Is Healthier Than You Think
Beside the fact that pineapple tastes better than over-the-counter cough syrups, this fruit has some excellent medial properties.
This sweet plant contains special enzyme, and that enzyme can control mucus. As for the inflammation goes, pineapple will soothe down the soft tissues in the nose, sinuses and your throat.
Bromelain, that is the name of this enzyme, has anti-inflammatory properties, and when you mix it with other ingredients, you get the amazing cure for flu and coughs.
Before you start making this remedy, be sure you have fresh and organic pineapple.
You will also need ginger, since it also has anti-inflammatory properties, and lemon, which is the main solider in a fight against colds.
Of course, raw organic honey should be in this remedy, since it is a natural antibiotic. And the last place on the list goes to cayenne pepper, since it will help with pain relief.
Natural Pineapple Cough Syrup
You will need to make this remedy at the first sign of a tickle or pain in the throat. You can keep the syrup in the fridge for a week or so, an even if you haven’t felt cold coming, you can drink it. It will keep your immunity protected and you will feel energized.
You will need:
- 2 slices of fresh pineapple (remove peel, but leave the core intact)
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 piece of ginger, thumb sized
- Juice from one lemon
Chop the pineapple with core, and add it to blender with all other ingredients. When the mixture is smooth and ready, you can use it.
Keep it in a fridge if you don’t use all the remedy right away.