Sunday, January 29, 2017


We all know that citrusy fruits gives us the needed vitamin C that our body needs, that's true. One of the most common fruit that we can almost see in groceries or market all year round is the mighty Pineapple! It is also called the "king of fruits" because of the abundance in vitamins, minerals, trace elements and enzymes. Pineapple extract can make a person recover from severe cough by reducing mucus 5x faster than drinking cough syrup. How is that possible? Because pineapple contains this two powerful substance called Vitamin C and Bromelain. Bromelain is an enzymes that helps in food digestion and fights inflammation. Vitamin C destroys the free radicals and provides better function of the airways. It also makes your immune system stronger.

In addition to that, pineapple have anti-cancer properties, regulates blood pressure and and relieves symptoms of arthritis.

Here is a natural home remedy that you can prepare to RELIEVE cough naturally.

Ingredients :
- grated ginger root about 7 inches long
- 1 tablespoon of honey
- 250 ml of fresh pineapple juice
- 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
- 1/4 cup freshly squeeze lemon juice
Combine all the ingredients and sip a quarter cup of it 2 to 3 times a day until you feel better.

Here is an additional recipe for you if you want to PREVENT cough or colds during weekend.

Ingredients :
- half lemon (squeezed)
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 medium sized pineapple sliced
- 1 pc star anise
- 50 grams butter
- dark rum
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 150 grams muscovado sugar
- juice of 1 orange

In a pan, caramelize the muscovado sugar, star anise and cinnamon stick. Add the pineapple and honey. Lastly, add the rum then lemon and orange juice and butter. Let it simmer in low fire until the liquid reduces.
You can enjoy this as a healthy dessert. You see, treating your cough is not that bad. Its not always about those bitter tasting syrup.
Source : AUHN