The pineapple is not only tasteful and nutritious fruit but also remarkably healthy with many beneficial properties thus successful in treating cough and cold.
Thanks to its regal properties it is also known as” the king of fruits”, namely it contains high quantities of vital nutrients, minerals, vitamins, enzymes, and trace elements. Even the nature itself has given this fruit royal look with the leaves looking like crowns.
Pineapple has high quantities of vitamin A, E, C, calcium, magnesium, iodine, potassium, iron, zinc, phosphorus, and B-group vitamins. The whole fruit is usable, the leaves can be used in making a tasteful tea, and the bark is a powerful healing remedy.
The membrane has plenty bromelain, which successfully dissolves proteins the ones which are difficult for digesting that cause constipation. Hence, pineapple juice aids in digestion and cleans the intestines.
If by any chance at the moment you are suffering from pneumonia quickly drink pure pineapple juice as it will efficiently treat the cough, and moreover it will expel phlegm and soothe the sore throat.
According to experts the mixture of honey and pineapples will successfully treat tuberculosis, and then it will fight against thick phlegm, sinus congestion, cough, sneezing and lung infections.
It has been proven that freshly squeezed pineapple juice is up to five times more effective than any other used cough syrup.
Here below in the text we shall present you with a homemade natural pineapple syrup remedy which will help you cough issue. We recommend that you choose freshly squeezed pineapple juice, as alternative you can also use ready-made juice with a high dry content of pineapples.
Cough Syrup 1
- 1cup of fresh pineapple juice
- 1 tablespoon of honey
- 1 piece of grated ginger root ( it should be approx.. 7 inches long)
- 1/4 cup of freshly-squeezed lemon juice
- ½ teaspoon of cayenne pepper
Method of preparation: First, mix the ingredients. Next, consume a quarter cup of it two to three times every day until your cough soothes.
Cold Syrup for treating cold symptoms
This recipe will protect your health and prevent other health concern occurring in the cold winter days:
- 1 medium sized peeled sliced pineapple
- 1 tbsp. of honey
- ½ squeezed lemon
- Juice of one orange
- 5 oz muscovado sugar
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 10 tsp butter
- Dark rum
- 1-star anise
Method of preparation: Use a pan and put the muscovado sugar, the cinnamon, and the star anise in it and caramelize them. Then, include the pineapple into the pan together with the honey. Mix everything and then include the dark rum, continue mixing. When the flame is gone, include the lemon and orange juice, and boil till the liquid reduces. In the end, add the butter. For more intensified taste you can sprinkle it with almonds or mint.