Bronchitis, asthma and other lung disorders can affect the quality of life of those affected. By attacking the respiratory system, these diseases can be painful to carry on a daily basis. But Mother Nature provides us with a number of foods that can calm our ailments and make our breathing easier.
Here is a remedy made from lemon, honey and onions that relieves sore throats, calms coughs and clears the airways.
In France, asthma affects nearly 4 million people and causes episodes of chronic respiratory discomfort. This disease is caused by inflammation of the bronchi and can affect the daily life of patients.
On the other hand, bronchitis is a mild illness that can lead to coughing, sore throat, and headaches. It can be the result of a viral or bacterial infection and also cause bronchitis. These lung diseases are responsible for coughing attacks and breathing difficulties.
A natural remedy to reduce the symptoms of asthma, bronchitis and lung problems
This novelty remedy is commonly used by Chinese medicine enthusiasts to treat their breathing problems.
– 2 lemons
4 tablespoons of raw honey
– 1 liter of water
Always choose ingredients from organic farming to protect your body from the dangers of pesticides and chemicals.
1. Heat the water in a saucepan over low heat.
2. Chop the onion into slices and finely chop it into small pieces
3. Add the onion to the water
4. The mixture is boiled and then allowed to cool.
5. Squeeze a lemon and add it to the preparation
6. Add honey and mix everything
7. Let stand overnight
The next day, filter the preparation in a colander and keep the resulting liquid. Consume a tablespoon of this natural remedy before each meal to cleanse your lungs and make breathing easier.
Benefits of the ingredients:
Rich in antioxidants and vitamin C, lemons contain vitamin B group and trace elements such as iron, calcium, potassium, and magnesium. Thanks to the flavonoids they contain, these citrus fruits protect the body from the harmful effects of free radicals. A scientific study has shown that vitamin C supplementation is effective in strengthening the immune system and preventing and treating respiratory infections.
Honey is a sweet natural substance produced by bees. Rich in glucose, fructose and flavonoids, honey also provides the body with a source of potassium. According to Professor Olivier Lacoure, otolaryngologist and surgeon at Georges Pompidou Hospital, honey can be considered as a natural antibiotic that fights several bacteria. In fact, scientists have found that consuming honey is beneficial for children with coughs. This natural remedy has helped relieve colds and sleep disturbances in young patients.
Onions are packed with antioxidants and contain vitamins B9, B6 and C. This vegetable ally contains sulfur compounds that have antimicrobial properties. Research has shown that the compounds in onion extracts help fight airway obstruction caused by allergens. So, onions can relieve asthma symptoms and make breathing easier.
Lemon is not recommended for people with ulcers, heartburn, or citrus allergies.
– Do not use honey for children under one year of age who are at risk of developing food poisoning in infants.