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Carrot and ginger syrup - how does it work on coughing?
carrot is a widely known and cheap vegetable, rich in many vitamins and microelements. Contains vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, C, E, H, K, PP, and moreover magnesium, potassium, manganese, iron and antioxidants that strengthen immunity. Interestingly - cooking a carrot does not deprive it of its valuable composition. Unlike other vegetables, cooked carrots are more valuable than the raw version - they contain more vitamin C and antioxidants.
Most people associate carrots with sight-enhancing vegetables, meanwhile vitamin A additionally has a beneficial effect on the respiratory mucosa. He is also responsible for normal immune response of T and B lymphocytes.
Few people are also aware of that carrot juice has expectorant effect, facilitates the removal of residual secretions. Additionally great strengthens and protects against illnesses, accelerates recovery.
The second ingredient in the carrot syrup formula is ginger, which is recommended for the treatment of colds. It helps with pharyngitis, strengthens and allows you to remove accumulated mucus. In addition, it shows anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.
There is also honey, known for its own antibacterial and antiviral properties. Called a natural antibiotic.
For what cough carrot and ginger syrup?
- for wet cough
- in bronchitis and pneumonia
- for cough difficult to treat.
How to prepare carrot and ginger syrup?
- half a kilo of carrot - preferably from a reliable source,
- a tablespoon of chopped ginger,
- 4 tablespoons of honey.
Peel, wash and cut the carrot into small cubes. Then cook on low heat (add enough water to cook the carrot, add if necessary). When the water boils, add the ginger. Cook until the carrot is soft. Strain, pouring water into another pot. When it cools down and is lukewarm, we add honey to the water (we wait until the water is lukewarm, so that all the properties of honey are maintained). In a second dish, mix previously strained, cooked carrots. Finally, combine the contents of two dishes - adding honey and water to the mixed carrot.
We drink 3-5 teaspoons a day until the cough stops.
The effects are usually visible very quickly, the second day after syrup administration.