It’s that time of the year guys, when it gets colder and colder every day, a lot of people end up with a nasty cold or cough, which can really make our lives really difficult sometimes. A lot of people think that the best choice is to go to the closest local pharmacy and buy some artificial syrups and medications. We think that all of you should try a natural alternative to fight the cold and avoid the harmful side effects of commercially available cough syrups. In this post we are going to show you the best secret remedies, that you can use to fight the phlegm, subdue the sinuses and conquer the colds.
The Hot Pineapple Elixir
½ – 1 cup pineapple juice
½ tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 pinch cayenne pepper
1 tsp honey
Put all the ingredients in a saucer and heat lightly to preference.
Why it helps:
The pineapple is loaded with anti-inflammatory compounds. So, these anti-inflammatory properties can reduce the phlegm buildup in your lungs and soothe a sore throat. Also, its vitamin C content strengthens boosts your immune system, and it can prevent cold symptoms.
The apple cider vinegar in this drink will help you alkalize your body. You may know, but when your body is in alkaline state, viral bacteria can’t survive in it!
The sweet and healthy honey has many healthy properties: antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial powers. This makes honey a super natural healer for centuries.
The cayenne pepper will provide the kick that warms your body up internally and fights against fevers and nausea.
The Wellness Monster
1-inch piece of ginger
1-2 dashes of cayenne pepper
1 dash of turmeric powder
1 drop of mint extract
1-2 drops stevia (if desired)
First, you need to juice or blend the lemon and ginger. Then, you need to add the cayenne pepper, turmeric and mint. Stir. Add enough hot water to double the size of the mixture. Enjoy this delicious healthy drink.
Why it helps: