Consumption of vegetables is very important for our body, and one of those vegetables is the carrot. This is very popular vegetable grown all around the world which is easily recognized due to its orange color and sweet flavor. It can be combined in many dishes and as well as juices. Furthermore, he offers various health advantages such as relieving respiratory issues, coughs and also symptoms of flu and colds.
This is probably the most consumed vegetable everywhere in the world, and not only because of its taste but also for its valuable nutrients. Carrots are abundant with vitamin C and B, and have the ability to eliminate colds, flu, phlegm, and coughs, meanwhile boosting the immune system. In addition to all this, they can substantially improve your vision and skin. For that reason, they are widely used in many recopies of natural remedies.
In this article we are about to present you a recipe for carrot juice which includes lemon and honey and thus becoming a strong weapon against colds, flu, and coughs in wintertime.
The preparation of this recipe is easy and most of the ingredients are already present in your home.
Recipe for Homemade Carrot Syrup
- 5 large carrots
- Squeezed juice from 1 lemon
- 4 tablespoons of honey
Method of preparation:
Wash your carrots nicely, and then cut them in small pieces. Place them in a pan with a small amount of water, and leave them to boil for a couple of minutes. After that, remove them from heat and leave them to cool off. Then, smash the carrots with a fork and add the lemon juice. Include the honey too and mix everything nicely. Store it in a glass jar and keep it in the fridge.
Take in 5 tablespoons of this syrup daily till the symptoms go away entirely.
Health Benefits of this Remedy
Aside the ability to alleviate coughs, colds and flu, it can also fight inflammation and soreness in the joints, bones, and as well as in the muscle tissues. It can treat acid reflux, gastritis, and heartburn. Then, it has the ability to soothe the nerves and fight stress and anxiety. Additionally, it will boost your energy levels highly needed for the entire day.
NOTE: This syrup is not recommended for persons with diabetes as it contains sugars.