The winter months are here! Along with them, they have brought the dreaded Cold and Flu season. If you don’t have it, you probably know someone who does!
Medication after medication, and still no results? You’re not alone if you’re struggling with this issue. If you are getting no results from all of that toxic medicine, try this 3 ingredient elixir to strengthen your immune system and clear mucus from your lungs!
This recipe is made of three powerful cold-fighting ingredients. Lemon, Ginger, and Honey. Each one of these ingredients packs a powerful punch when it comes to getting rid of the common cold. They can each alleviate symptoms from sore throats, chest congestion, and sinus congestion. The recipe creates 2-3 servings too! It is an easy do it yourself, and it only takes 15 minutes to make.
All the ingredients are amazing for giving your immune system a boost, but Lemon works especially well alone. Lemons are acidic to the taste but are alkaline-forming in the body. In fact, they are one of the most alkaline-forming foods; this makes them great for balancing a highly acidic condition in the body. Also, Lemons are rich in vitamin C and flavonoids that work against infections like the flu and colds. Lemons treat your liver especially well too. It dissolves uric acid from your liver and gets rid of other toxins. Additionally, Lemons liquefy bile. They’re all around amazing for your body.
Ginger is useful in more ways than just healthy living. It can be used to get rid of acne, conserve hair color, minimize wrinkles, and get rid of aches and pains. It is loaded with nutrients and bioactive compounds that have powerful benefits for your body and brain. Ginger has a very long history of use in various forms of traditional/alternative medicine. It has been used to help digestion, reduce nausea and help fight the flu and common cold, to name a few.
Lastly, we have Honey. Honey is not only incredibly healthy, but it tastes amazing! Honey is packed full of antibacterial compounds and antioxidants. Honey can be used to prevent cancer and heart disease, Antibacterial and Anti-fungal, increase athletic performance, and much more. Honey has been used in Ayurvedic medicine in India for at least 4,000 years and is considered to affect all three of the body’s primitive material imbalances positively. It is also said to be useful in improving eyesight, weight loss, urinary tract disorders, bronchial asthma, diarrhea, and nausea.
Here is the recipe:
100 grams of honey100 ml of water4 tbsp. of freshly squeezed lemon juice1 inch of ground ginger
1.) Mix the ground ginger and water.
2.) Boil the mixture for ten minutes.
3.) Once it has cooled, add the honey and lemon juice, then leave overnight.
4.) Store the drink in the fridge; you can use it for up to a week.
Consume 30-40 mL of the drink on an empty stomach every morning. Once consumed for 40 days, your immune system will be boosted. Take a break for two weeks, and then continue the treatment for an additional 40 days.