The pineapple is an incredibly healthy and nutritious tropical fruit, which can be your powerful against cough and cold in the winter.
It is rich with essential nutrients, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and trace elements.
Pineapples are high in vitamin C, A, E, magnesium, calcium, potassium, iodine, phosphorus, iron, zinc and B-group vitamins. All its parts can be used, and even its leaves can be used in preparation of a delicious tea, and the bark is a strong healing remedy.
The membrane is rich in bromelain, which dissolves proteins, which are hard to digest and lead to constipation. Therefore, the juice of this fruit helps digestion and cleans the intestines.
Pure pineapple juice quickly treats a cough, even if it is caused by pneumonia. It also expels phlegm and calms a sore throat.
The mixture of honey and pineapple juice efficiently treats tuberculosis, fights issues with thick phlegm, sinus congestion, soothes a cough, sneezing and lung infections.
Freshly squeezed pineapple juice is 5 times more effective than any other cough syrup.
This recipe for making natural pineapple syrup will help in the case of a cough. Use freshly squeezed pineapple juice, but you can also use ready-made juice with a high dry content of pineapples.
How to make it:
- 250 ml of fresh pineapple juice
- 1 tablespoon of honey
- A piece of ginger root (about 7 inches long, grated)
- 1/4 cup freshly-squeezed lemon juice
- Half a teaspoon of cayenne pepper
You should mix the ingredients to prepare the syrup. Then, take a quarter cup of it 2 to 3 times daily until your cough subsides.
The following recipe will help you protect your health and prevent other issues in the cold winter days:
- 1 medium sized pineapple, peeled and cut into slices
- 1 tablespoon honey
- Half a lemon/squeezed
- Juice of one orange
- 150g muscovado sugar
- 1 cinnamon stick
- Dark rum
- 50 g butter
- 1-star anise
Caramelize the muscovado sugar, the cinnamon, and the star anise in a pan. Next, cut the pineapple into slices, and add them to the pan, together with the honey. Mix, add the rum and mix again. When the flame vanishes, add the lemon and orange juice, and boil until the liquid reduces. Then, add the butter.