A recent study has found that this delicious and super healthy tropical fruit mixed with other ingredients can be an effective medicine for relief with those who have tuberculosis and other coughing issues. A group of medical experts, with a mixture of raw pineapple juice, raw honey, cayenne pepper and salt helped dissolve mucus in the lungs of patients with tuberculosis.Other studies showed that the raw extracts from pineapple had the ability to dissolve mucus up to five times faster than regular over-the-counter cough syrups. With the recovery time being four times quicker.
Now you probably ask yourself – how this works? Well, this delicious tropical fruit contains bromelain, which is an enzyme responsible for fighting inflammation and helping in digestion. You should also know that it contains high amounts of manganese, which aids in the formation of connective tissue and improving nerve function. Knowing that makes it easy to see how it helps fight coughs and fight mucus build-up in the lungs.
This incredible fruit is an excellent source of Vitamin C, which is a powerful antioxidant and it fights free radicals and allows airways to function more effectively. You should also know that pineapple has many other health benefits as it has shown to provide arthritis relief, help combat cancers of the breast, throat and mouth, and manage blood pressure. In this article we are going to show you how to make the most powerful homemade cough syrup. This syrup is very simple and easy to make. You just have to follow the simple instructions.
Homemade Pineapple Cough Syrup – RECIPE:
- 2 thick slices of fresh pineapple, peel removed, but core intact (about two good cups)
- 1 tbs. honey
- 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper (omit or reduce for children)
- a thumb sized piece of fresh ginger, peeled and sliced or rough chopped
- juice of 1 lemon
Here’s what you need to do – first, you need to chop the pineapple, including the core, which is not only edible but particularly healthy. Then, you need to put all the ingredient into a blender and blend everything up in until smooth. You can drink it as a smoothie, or push the mixture through a mesh strainer to get a smoother syrup.Keep in the refrigerator and take as needed.
Make sure you don’t give anything with honey to children under 1-year-old. If you have a persistent cough, seek medical attention. We really hope you find this article helpful and don’t forget to share it with your friends and family. Thank You.