A cough might be caused by all sorts of things such as throat irritation, flu, bronchitis or/and asthma. Cough can be so annoying that can keep you wake at nights, and lack of sleep can make you even sicker. We usually reach for medicines first to cure cough but that isn’t always the best way to deal with it. The nature has given us so much healthy products that can helps fight against cough and honey and lemon are one of them. The combination of honey and lemon has been a traditional cure for cough for ages and it’s certainly the best natural cure.
Honey has antibacterial properties that can rid of the harmful bacteria causing the cough. Honey is rich in calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, sodium, zinc, copper and manganese, that act as anti-oxidants and they remove the harmful free radicals in your body.
Lemon is rich in vitamin C. Vitamin C is one of the most important vitamins for the immune system and it’s also a powerful anti-oxidant. Lemons also have very strong antibacterial and antiviral properties.
Try our homemade honey and lemon recipes to get rid of your annoying cough. We guarantee they’ll help you and will also boost your immune system.
Honey and Lemon Juice
Mix 1 cup of. honey and 3 tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice. Add ¼ cup of warm water and mix until the ingredients are combined. Take 1-2 tbsp. a day to stop your cough. You can keep the mixture in the fridge for month.
Honey, Lemon and Garlic
Squeeze half a lemon in a pan. Grate 1/8 tbsp. of garlic into the lemon. Add a cup of water and bring the mixture to a boil. Put your mixture in a cup and add 1 tbsp. of honey. Drink the mixture.
Honey, Lemon and Ginger
Add 2 cups of water in a pan. Grate 1 tbsp. of ginger root and add into the water. Add half squeezed lemon and bring the water to a boil. Take the pan out of the heat and leave it to cool down for 20 minutes. Add 1-2 tbsp. of honey and drink the mixture.