During the flu season, we all suffer from common colds and flu symptoms, like runny noses, coughs, sneezing, and phlegm throats. This mixture of ginger, honey, and lemon will strengthen the immune system, prevent health issues, and eliminate mucus, naturally.
This is how to prepare this healthy mixture:
Prep. Time: 15 minutes
- 1-inch ginger
- 3 ounces water
- 3 ounces honey
- 4 tablespoons lemon juice
Add the ginger to the water and boil for 10 minutes. Then, leave it to cool, add the honey and lemon, and leave it until the next morning. In the morning, store the mixture in the fridge and you can use it up to a week.
You should drink 8 teaspoons of this remedy every morning before breakfast for 40 days. Make a 2-week break, and repeat the procedure for 40 more days.
Afterward, the immunity will be boosted. In case you are taking this remedy to reduce excess mucus and phlegm, you can also try steaming. Boil the mixture, and bend over the pot, and let the steam act for 5 minutes.
These are the health benefits of the ingredients:
Al experts recommend a proper intake of water, as water loosens the mucus and eliminates it from the throat and mouth. This will also detoxify the body.
Moreover, cold water boosts the metabolism and strengthens the immune system, while warm water regulates body temperature.
Honey is an extremely potent superfood which fights fungi, viruses, and bacteria, and alleviates the inflammation. Also, it is high in antioxidants and flavonoid and is great in the case of wounds, ulcers, and allergies.
Honey also contains the probiotic bacteria lactobacillus kunkeei and strengthens the immunity.
It will help you to get rid of mucus and phlegm in the case of a sore throat and soothes irritations. However, make sure you always use pure, organic honey.
Lemons are rich in vitamin C and potassium and boost immunity. They alleviate inflammation and microbes and eliminate mucus. Lemons balances the pH levels, regulate the function of the nerves, and the blood pressure, prevent fatigue and dehydration and maintain hormonal balance.
Ginger efficiently removes mucus, helps in the case of sinusitis, and eliminates the phlegm after an infection.