Carrots have also been shown to help reduce symptoms of respiratory problems, specifically asthma.
All of these properties make carrots a great ingredient in any natural, cough-curing remedies. The fact that they are a natural respiratory-aid and have also been shown to strengthen the immune system makes them perfect for fighting a cold or any other sickness that effects the respiratory tract.
Honey is also an effective cough-remedy, as it has been proven to help reduce coughing in individuals who suffer from respiratory illnesses.
Here is a quick, simple and all-natural remedy that will help you stay healthy this winter.
Homemade cough syrup- Recipe:
- 1/2 kg of carrot
- 3-4 spoons of honey
Dice the carrots into small pieces and place them in a pot.
Fill the pot with water until the carrots are submerged and boil until they soften
Remove them from the pot (keep the leftover water) and mash them with a fork or spoon.
Mix the left over carrot-water with your honey
Combine the Honey-carrot-water with the mashed carrots and mix.
Store in cold temperatureUsage:This mixture can be consumed on a regular basis. Take 3-4 spoons of it per day, and if you were suffering from any respiratory problems you should start to feel a difference after the first or second day.