This Natural Homemade Syrup Will Save You From Cough!
Have you ever tried to make homemade syrup to fight cough? A cough is means common reflex action that helps our body protect and heal itself. It helps clear the large breathing passages of foreign irritants and mucus. It is not very frequent action, although different conditions can cause sessions of coughing.
An acute cough in general lasts for less than 3 weeks. On the other hand, a subacute cough, lasts between 3-8 weeks. A chronic cough lasts for more than 8 weeks.
There are two types of treatments:
- medical treatment and
To ease breathing, self-treatment includes the use of cough drops to relieve the throat , use of decongestant sprays, gargling hot salt water to eliminate mucus. It also includes use of hot tea and ginger to clear the airway.
Doctors usually prescribe codeine, noscapine, pholcodine, butamirate and dextromethorphan when it comes to medical care. These medications are however related to various side effects, includingnausea, vomiting, drowsiness, and dizziness.
Carrots are an excellent source of vitamins A, B6 and beta-carotene. These healthy veggies can lower cholesterol levels, improve eye health, and reduce the risk of cancer. However, they can also effectively suppress cough. They contain vitamin A that can reduce the symptoms of asthma and other respiratory problems and boost your immunity. It contains beta-carotene and beta choline that can keep asthma in check. According to a study, a deficiency of vitamin A can increase the risk of bronchial infections.
Honey is great natural ingredient. In people affected by respiratory problems it has the ability to reduce a cough.
Homemade syrup to fight cough
- 1/2 kg of carrot
- 3-4 spoons of honey
Dice the carrots and put them in a pot. Add water so the carrots are completely submerged. Boil them then remove them from the pot. Mash them with spoon. Mix the water with honey and then mix the water with the mashed carrots. That’s all! Keep it in cold temperature.
Take 3-4 spoons of this homemade syrup a day!