Extremely versatile to eat and available almost anywhere in the world, carrots have been used since forever. This nutrient rich vegetable is an excellent source of vitamin A, B6, and beta-carotene. It is packed with carotenoids that have been related to a reduced risk of cancer.
Besides having the ability to improve vision and fight cancer, vitamin A found in carrots can significantly strengthen the immune system. Moreover, it is extremely beneficial in the case of respiratory problems, asthma, and other lung issues.
With all the properties it possesses, this vegetable is an amazing ingredient used in almost all natural remedies for treating coughs. The fact that carrots can strengthen the immune system and the respiratory system shows that this super-healthy food is ideal for treating a cough as well as other issues that can affect the respiratory tract.
Honey, on the other hand, is another popular cough-remedy. It is known for its potent antibacterial properties and its ability to reduce coughing in people who suffer from respiratory illnesses.
For that purpose, we have a simple and completely natural remedy that will help you to stop a cough and phlegm. Check out the recipe below!
Homemade Cough Syrup Recipe
- ½ kg of organic carrots
- 3-4 tablespoons of raw honey
You should dice the carrots into small pieces. Place them in a stainless steel pot and fill the pot with water. Bring the water to boil then simmer until the carrots soften. Remove them from the pot but make sure to keep the leftover water. Use a fork or spoon to mash them. Then, mix the raw honey with the carrot-water and add it in a blender together with the mashed carrots. Blend until you get a smooth mixture. It is recommended to store it in an airtight container in the fridge for no more than 3 days.
You should consume this syrup every day. Take 3-4 spoons of it a day. After the first or second day, you will experience significant improvements!
Source: Juicing For Health
Image Source: Juicing For Health