The first association with winter is the snow, and the second one is unfortunately coughing. If mucus in excess and coughing is continuously bothering you, the home remedy that we will describe in this article will do its best for you. This natural remedy is considered to be safe for adults as well as for children.
The wonder syrup that we will talk about in today’s article is the carrot juice. There are a lot of things that you need to know about this good looking veggie. First of all, carrots are well-known for their antioxidant properties and this root vegetable is considered to be a powerful remedy for people suffering from diabetes and individuals dealing with high blood pressure. You might be asking yourself which the better choice is: eating raw carrots or rather drink the freshly prepared carrot juice. It is considered that you should always go for drinking fresh carrot juice, instead of eating it in its raw form. The explanation is simple: carrot juice contains a higher concentration of the nutrients inside it.
Why are carrots good for your health?
Carrots can fight against many medical conditions. In the list of diseases, we will include: promoting healthy digestion, providing a higher level of calcium to the body, high vitamin concentration that are all good for maintaining the health of your skin (you can even get rid of acnes on your skin, if you drink carrot juice on a regular basis), the ability to prevent certain types of cancer, decreasing cholesterol in people who deal with high cholesterol level (here, we need to remind that carrot decreases bad cholesterol level, while it increases good cholesterol to its normal range), boosting your immune system and not lastly, it promotes cardiovascular health. In addition, juicing with carrots represents one of the best ways to detoxify your body.
How to prepare the carrot syrup?
The ingredients that you will need for preparing the carrot syrup are:
- 3-4 tablespoons of organic honey
- and ½ kg of carrots.
The first thing to do is wash the carrots, peel them and chunk them up. Then boil the carrots until they get softened and then turn off the stove. Stain the carrots, but make sure that you keep the liquid in which you boiled them previously. Mash the carrots manually or use the blender to do this job. In the water in which you boiled the carrots, stir 3-4 tablespoons of organic honey and then add the carrot puree. Thus, your homemade carrot syrup against the bothering coughing is now ready! Store the syrup in a cold place.
How much of carrot syrup should you drink?
It is recommended that you consume 3-4 tablespoons of the carrot syrup initially. If you do this for 1 or 2 days, you should feel better. This ancient home remedy will help you to eliminate the stubborn mucus from your lungs that seemed impossible to eliminate at the beginning, but it will also relieve your cough efficiently.