If you smoke or have previously smoked, try this remedy to help out with cleansing your lungs. COPD and other lung diseases are the third leading cause of death in America. It is time to take care of our lungs!
Your lungs can be very badly affected by smoking. Coughs, colds, wheezing, and asthma are just the start. Smoking can cause fatal diseases such as pneumonia, emphysema and lung cancer. Smoking causes 84% of deaths from lung cancer and 83% of deaths from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory (non-reversible) asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis. This disease is characterized by increasing breathlessness.
This natural remedy can be used to virtually detoxify your lungs. The remedy comes in the form of a drink. The primary ingredients in the drink are onion, ginger, and turmeric. All of these ingredients have tons of health benefits. However, combining them together is like a super potion.
Ginger is one of the most healthy spices out there. It is loaded with nutrients and bioactive compounds that have powerful benefits for your body and even your brain. Ginger hs been known to effectively treat bad cholesterol, morning sickness, nausea, and it can even reduce muscle pain and soreness!
If you can get past the tears and the smell, onions are packed with superfood nutrients. Onions have phytochemicals in them that help improve immunity alongside its rich source of vitamin C. For centuries onions have been used to treat inflammation and bad cholesterol. They also contain a chemical called chromium, which helps to regulate blood glucose level, or blood sugar. Onions have also been said to prevent cancer. They contain a powerful compound called quercetin. This ingredient plays a significant role in cancer prevention.
Last but not least, we have turmeric. Turmeric is like the mother of all Grandma’s recipes. It can literally cure you of diseases. It contains bioactive chemicals with powerful medicinal properties. It is known to reduce inflammation, increase antioxidant capacity, boosts brain function, and lower the risk of brain cancer.
- 2½ tbsp. of turmeric
- Thumb- sized ginger root
- 250g of onion
- 350g of natural sweetener (honey, stevia, maple syrup, xylitol.)
- 1L of water
You should add the sweetener to the water and heat it until it boils. Then, chop the onions and ginger and add them to the mixture. Boil once more, add the turmeric and lower the heat to medium.
You should heat until you have only half of the previous mixture left. Then, strain, and transfer into a glass container. Leave it to cool to room temperature, and then store it in the fridge.
You should take this remedy twice daily, one tablespoon in the morning and one more in the evening, a few hours after the last meal.
This drink will be a perfect start for those who would like to quit smoking and is in fact even more beneficial for ex-smokers. You will surely start breathing easily!