Pineapple – Better Than Cough Syrup?
You can prepare pineapple a variety of different ways, but the best way is to drink it as a freshly squeezed juice.
A single glass of pineapple juice contains 50% of your recommended daily intake of vitamin C. It also has important enzymes which regulate your metabolism and the energy production in your body.
Pineapple is also rich in magnesium, which is very important for bones and tissues, and will help your body absorb calcium more easily.
For a Cough
If you have a cough, which is not due to something more serious like pneumonia, you should drink pure pineapple juice instead of taking cough syrup. Pineapple juice is very effective at treating the common cough.
For Digestion and Detox
Since pineapple is rich in fiber, it can improve your digestion and will efficiently cleanse your intestines.
Pineapple is one of the best natural diuretics because it improves kidney function, and will quickly filter toxins out of your body.
Women who are dealing with painful menstrual cramps should drink pineapple juice because bromelain, which is found in pineapple, has pain-relieving properties.
For Your Skin
Since it is rich in vitamin C, pineapple can help you get rid of acne and acne scars. Use its juice as a toner or just apply it onto your face and wait for it to dry. Afterwards, rinse with lukewarm water.
For Other Health Issues
Research has also shown that this natural pineapple mixture can help patients who are dealing with tuberculosis, sinus problems, coughing, sneezing and infections.
Here is how to prepare the natural syrup:
– 250 ml of fresh pineapple juice
– ¼ cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice
– 1 piece of ginger root (ground)
– 1 tablespoon of honey
– ½ teaspoon of chili pepper
Mix all of the above mentioned ingredients.
Consume ¼ of a glass of the mixture 2 to 3 times a day until your symptoms are gone.