Before you skip straight to unnatural cures for coughs, make sure you try this pineapple juice recipe first! I’ve noticed that plain pineapple juice works well, but this recipe definitely works the best. It’s the pineapple that allows the mucus to be easily expelled. The other ingredients help to sooth the throat while the pineapple works its anti-inflammatory properties.
One cup of pineapple juice contains nearly 50% of the daily requirement for vitamin C intake. This helpful nutrient works to implement the use of vital enzymes within the body that regulate metabolism and energy conversion.
Most of us do not need additional sugar in our diets, so look only for natural unsweetened pineapple juice and stay away from canned.
Pineapples contain bromelain, an enzyme with anti-inflammatory properties. It fights infections and kills bacteria. Pineapple juice for coughs is five times more effective than cough syrup.
In a subsequent study, research found that raw extracts from pineapple could decrease mucus five times faster than over-the-counter cough syrups.
Patients recovered 4.8 times faster and exhibited a decrease in all symptoms related to coughing, especially hacking.
Drinking pineapple juice helps soothe a sore throat and aids the body to expel mucous easily.
Pineapple Cough Suppressant Recipe
– 1 cup of fresh pineapple juice
– 1/4 cup of fresh lemon juice
– 1 piece of ginger (about 3 inches)
– 1 Tbsp raw honey
– 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
Combine all ingredients and take 1/4 cup, 2-3 x/day and repeat recipe daily.
Next time you, a friend, or a family member develops a cough, make sure to give this pineapple juice recipe a try! It’s safer, tastier and healthier for you than any cough syrup.
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Karen Foster is a holistic nutritionist, avid blogger, with five kids and an active lifestyle that keeps her in pursuit of the healthiest path towards a life of balance.