The results of a medical case showed that pineapple extract is five times more efficient in reducing the mucus compared to the syrups sold in pharmacies, and patients recover almost five times faster.
Another case showed that pineapple juice, honey, chili pepper and salt combination stimulate the elimination of the mucus from the lungs in patients diagnosed with tuberculosis. It is proven that pineapple relieves every type of cough, especially dry cough.
Pineapple contains two powerful substances which give its efficiency. It contains bromelain, an enzyme that fights inflammations and helps in the food digestion.
Pineapple contains large amounts of manganese which participates in the formation of connective tissue and improves the nerve function. The combination of these two factors relieves the cough and eliminates the mucus from the lungs.
In addition to this, pineapple is an excellent source of vitamin C, and this vitamin has multiple effect: strengthens the immune system and destroys free radicals, which provides better function of the airways.
Scientists confirmed that pineapple not only relieves cough, but also relieves the symptoms of arthritis, regulate the blood pressure and has certain anti-cancer properties.
Pineapple Cough 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
Preparation and how to use:
Combine all ingredients and take 1/4 cup, 2-3 x/day and repeat recipe daily.