Carrots are super healthy veggies that have been a staple of our diet thanks to its many health benefits and its sweet, delicious taste. Carrots are also helpful in the treatment of flu and colds and relieve the symptoms of these two diseases.
Many people aren’t aware of the flu-relieving symptoms of carrots and their ability to relieve and prevent respiratory system disorders but its power is undeniable. In this article we’ll show you how to prepare carrot syrup, a recipe that combines carrots with lemons and honey and will do wonders in the treatment of respiratory diseases.
Carrots are abundant in a number of healthy nutrients and are known for their health promoting properties which is why they have been a part of a number of natural remedies since the beginnings of time. Plus, they have an amazing taste and can be easily added to almost any dish to improve the flavor and nutritional profile. Carrots improve the quality of your skin and enhance your eyesight and these properties are one of the main reasons why people consume them so frequently.
However, it should be noted that carrots are even better for relieving respiratory tract disorders including cough, phlegm, colds and flu. They are abundant in vitamin C and B and will strengthen your immune system, making you more resistant to infections.
The preparation of this syrup is easy and all you need is some carrots, lemons and honey, all readily available and cheap ingredients. Forget about over-the-counter syrups that are loaded with toxic chemicals and prepare the following natural remedy to combat any respiratory disorder you may encounter.
- 5 large carrots
- lemon juice (from 1 lemon)
- 4-5 tbsp. honey
Method of preparation:
Dice the carrots into pieces and toss them in a pot with boiling water. Cook them until they soften and set them aside to cool down. Squish the carrots with a fork add the lemon juice and the honey and stir until everything is combined. Transfer the remedy in a glass jar and store it in the fridge.
Consume 4-5 tbsp. of the remedy every day until your symptoms subside.
Why is this syrup so beneficial?
As we already said this carrot syrup will help you relieve your cold and flu symptoms. Moreover it will also:
- Relieve inflammation and pain in your bones, joints and muscles
- Boost your energy levels thanks to the abundance of vitamins and minerals
- Treat heartburn and gastritis
The syrup is not recommended for people with diabetes or people on diuretic medications.
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