Respiratory diseases are common throughout the year beyond the cold and wet seasons. Allergies, colds, coughs, are discomforts that we can alleviate without the need for drugs, and trying natural remedies.
Uncontrollable coughing is one of the most bothersome symptoms, especially when it comes time to sleep. But there is a recipe that will help eliminate phlegm and cough quickly and easily.
It is very easy to prepare and will relieve the sensation of a scratchy or itchy throat. The main ingredient is carrot. This vegetable is rich in vitamin A, and it is also an important source of vitamin C and vitamins of the B complex, as well as calcium, iron, potassium, sodium and phosphorus.
All these vitamins relieve and improve the sensation of coughs, flu, and congested lungs, colds, phlegm, and discomfort in the throat. So the carrot together with these other ingredients will be of great help.
How to calm a cough and cold naturally
The only thing necessary to prepare this powerful syrup at home is: carrots, lemon and honey, inexpensive and easy to get ingredients. They will help fight the most common cold and flu symptoms effectively and completely naturally.
- 5 or 6 large carrots.
- 1 lemon squeezed (juice).
- 4 or 5 tablespoons of honey.
Peel 5 or 6 large carrots, cut them into several pieces and boil them in a little water for a few minutes until soft. Let it sit until the mixture is cool. Mash the carrots with a fork, add the juice of one lemon. And 4 or 5 tablespoons of honey. Stir well until the ingredients are integrated and store in the refrigerator in a well-closed and labeled glass container.
How to use:
Take 4 to 5 tablespoons a day of this syrup until the symptoms disappear completely.
Benefits of taking this remedy:
Apart from the aforementioned benefits of fighting cold and flu symptoms, this simple homemade syrup will help: Treat joint pain and inflammation. Fight stress, calm nerves and anxiety. It will provide energy. And it relieves gastritis, heartburn and heartburn.
The carrot is the most remineralizing and vitaminizing of all the roots, it is recommended for any kind of patients, without any contraindication.
Eating raw, in addition to having an excellent flavor, helps to strengthen teeth and gums. It is also very healthy to eat it cooked, although not so much in this state for medicinal purposes.
Not recommended in cases of diabetes (due to its sugar content) or when consuming diuretic drugs, as it could enhance its effect.