Cough Problems and cold can knock anyone off their feet for several days. And trust us, nobody likes running nose, nasty sore throat, and headaches. But it is quite difficult to protect yourself from the seasonal cold and flu.
While everybody opts for medicines to get relief, there is one fruit juice that can help you get relief from this uncomfortable situation naturally and easily.
Tasty and full of nutrients, pineapple juice may help to soothe symptoms of a cough or cold. As per a study conducted in 2010, pineapple juice is quite effective in treating tuberculosis, as it helps to soothe the throat and dissolve mucus.
Why is it Effective?
Rich in disease-fighting antioxidants, pineapple is good for your digestion and can also boost immunity. This fruit contains a mixture of enzymes called bromelain, which is known for its anti-inflammatory properties. As per studies, bromelain can help with respiratory problems that are caused due to allergies and asthma.
3 Ways to Prepare Pineapple Juice
Method 1: Pineapple juice and Honey
You only need two ingredients to prepare this drink-Pineapple and honey.
Take half a cup of warm pineapple juice and one tablespoon of honey in a bowl. Mix both of them nicely and drink it when it is slightly warm. Both honey and pineapple will soothe your throat and provide relief from cough.
Method 2: Pineapple juice, Honey, Salt and Pepper
Take a cup of pineapple juice and add half tablespoon of honey, a pinch of salt and a pinch of pepper in it. Mix all these ingredients properly and drink this mixture three times a day.
Method 3: Pineapple juice, Honey, Ginger, Cayenne Pepper, and Salt
This a traditional remedy to get relief from cough and cold. Put one cup pineapple juice, 1 tablespoon honey, 1 tablespoon chopped ginger, 1 pinch salt, and a little cayenne pepper in a blender. Blend all the ingredients and drink 1/4 of this mixture three times per day to get rid of sore throat.
The bottom line
“Avoid dairy products, caffeine, processed and fried foods as they can worsen your coughing.