The mucus is a liquid, viscous substance secreted by the cells of various mucous membranes in the body. Evacuation of mucus is normal and necessary to clean the bronchi. But excessive sputum can be a sign of respiratory disease. To remedy this, our carrot syrup recipe can be of great help.
Carrots are incredibly healthy vegetables and are a great source of nutrients, including vitamins A, C and K as well as high levels of potassium. They also contain beta carotene, offering a number of benefits such as lowering cholesterol or improving eye health.
In addition to this, the beta-carotene in carrots helps improve the immune response to viruses and bacteria that affect health. Carrots also contain anti-inflammatory substances that help unclog the airways to achieve rapid relief from the symptoms associated with them.
With all these healing properties, when we combine carrots with honey, an ingredient whose benefits are no longer to be mentioned, we get an excellent remedy capable of treating several types of health problems. In this sense, carrot and honey syrup is a perfect remedy for removing mucus.
The advantage with this carrot and honey syrup is that in addition to being inexpensive, its preparation does not require much time. Carrot and honey are both readily available on the market. However opt for those who are organic, this ensures the effectiveness of the remedy.
Compared to honey, if its texture seems unfamiliar to you, there is a good chance that it is industrial honey made from a mixture of sugar and other non-natural ingredients. This type of honey will not make any nutritional or even health contribution.
Dosage of Ingredients:
3 and 1/2 cups carrots (400 g).
5 spoonfuls of organic bee honey (125 g).
First you need to wash the carrots, cut them into pieces and put them in a saucepan with water. Let them boil over high heat until they soften. Then remove the carrot and mash it in a container with a fork or spoon.
Put the puree in a glass container and mix with the 5 spoonfuls of honey. Cover the container and let it sit, at least, for a day before eating.
You should take 4 to 5 tablespoons of this syrup daily to slow down the production of mucus. You can also take it as a preventive remedy. To do this, consume a spoonful every day on an empty stomach.