We all love winter holidays but sometimes viruses and colds could simply destroy our joy. Here is one healthy and natural remedy that will help you prevent this and keep your health.
The remedy includes ingredients that could be found very easy and are often used in the traditional medicine. To make this beverage you require lemon, ginger, and honey.
The health benefits of lemons are well known for everyone. This citrus has a lot of vitamin C and organic acids. Additionally it makes the immune system stronger. That’s why it is often recommended for treating colds.
Ginger on the other hand, is a super-root that possesses numerous health benefits as well. It boosts mucus secretion, and therefore helps to get rid of cough and sore throat. Ginger shows powerful anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-toxic properties.
That makes it wonderful for treating colds and flu. Then again, ginger is recognized as anti-histamine, thus people habitually utilize it to take care of allergies. Many times it is put to home remedies, due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Ginger has chemical compounds that stop the biosynthesis of prostaglandins, which triggers inflammation.
– Two small lemons together with the rind;
– One ginger with medium sized ginger (about 5 cm long);
– seven oz (200 grams) raw honey
Initially wash the lemon and peel the ginger. The fruits should be cut into fine slices. Combine it with honey and blend.
Place the remedy in a jar, closing it properly. The remedy should be kept in the fridge.
It is recommended having one tablespoon of the remedy on a daily basis. Children should take one teaspoon. The remedy could be also added to hot drinks, if possible tea.