Carrots are ones of the most popular vegetables, which are grown worldwide, and are commonly used in almost all international cuisines. They have a distinctive orange color and a sweet flavor and offer a myriad of health benefits.
Carrots are rich in various important nutrients, so they are helpful in the treatment of the flu and colds, soothe coughs and respiratory issues, and boost health in many other ways.
Carrots effectively improve the eyesight, treat various skin issues, and due to the high vitamin C and B content, they boost the immune system and relieve colds, eliminate phlegm, and treat various respiratory problems.
Today, we will share the recipe of a carrot syrup that will be your ally in the fight against coughs, colds, and flu. Here is how to prepare it:
- 5 large carrots
- the juice of 1 lemon
- 4 tablespoons honey
- 1 inch grated ginger
Pour some water in a pot, and slice the carrots into small pieces. Add them to the water, and heat them. Remove the pot from the heat as soon as the water starts to boil, and leave it to cool.
Use a fork to mash the carrots, and add the lemon juice, ginger and the honey. Stir well, and transfer the remedy to a glass jar. Store in the refrigerator.
You should consume 5 tablespoons of the syrup daily until your condition improves, and all the symptoms disappear.
Despite treating colds, flu, and coughs, this natural syrup will help you soothe the nerves, reduce anxiety and stress, relieve joint and muscle pain, and fight inflammation.
It will also boost your energy levels, and treat heartburn, acid reflux, and gastritis.
Aside from this homemade syrup, it is very good for your health to consume carrots at least once a day. The nutrients of carrots can supply your body with important substances such as minerals and vitamins which will improve your immune system significantly. Also, carrots can help you with removing any mouth germs and prevent any tooth decay.
Believe it or not, with the help from our friends, carrots, you can heal cuts, wounds and swelling.
There are several natural ways to get rid of the flu and they are not as harmful as some medications.
There are a few procedures that you can follow in order to get rid of the flu even faster:
- Drink a lot of liquids
- Do what your body is telling you to do (if you feel like sleeping you should do exactly that and if you need to stop exercising, go ahead and give yourself several days of rest).
- Clean your lungs by humidifying (breathing moist air helps in the recovery of a sore throat and nasal congestion).
- Lean over with your head on top of a pot with boiled water and cover yourself with a towel (this helps with unclogging the airways).