Coughing ranks among the most common health problems. In fact, cough is caused by reflex action in order to clear the throat of mucus and foreign irritants.
Coughing can also be aroused due to a viral infection, common cold, or flu. So, when it comes to treating cough, instead of leaning for over the counter medicines, you should try these natural ingredients that are available at your home.
Although we usually experience it as ordinary, but, carrots are the king of vegetables. Abundant in vitamin A, vitamin B6, and beta-carotene, carrots lower the risk of cancer and boost immunity. In fact, they are a natural respiratory-aid extremely effective in treating common colds.
Accordingly, the following homemade cough syrup combines the amazing properties of carrots and honey. In fact, the carrot syrup is a traditional natural cure for clearing your lungs that will surely prevent cough and mucus.
Here’s how to prepare the 2-ingredient homemade syrup for stopping cough and clearing phlegm from lungs:
- 3-4 tablespoons of raw honey
- ½ kg of organic carrots
At first, you should cut the carrots into little pieces. Then, place them into a stainless steel pot and fill the pot with water until the carrots start to sink. Bring the water to the stewing point, just before boiling, and leave the carrots to soften a bit.
Now, mash the carrots with a fork and add the honey to the leftover carrot-water, lastly add the mashed carrots. Blend the ingredients together until you get a homogeneous mixture. It is best to store the syrup in a sealed shut compartment in the refrigerator for like 3 days.
You should consume the syrup consistently. In fact, take 3-4 tablespoons of the syrup daily, and you will encounter noteworthy changes almost immediately. Furthermore, you will prevent any blockage in your throat and upper air passages.