Carrots are super healthy veggies that have been a staple of our diet thanks to its many health benefits and its sweet, delicious taste. Carrots are also helpful in the treatment of flu and colds and relieve the symptoms of these two diseases.
Many people aren’t aware of the flu-relieving symptoms of carrots and their ability to relieve and prevent respiratory system disorders but its power is undeniable.
In this article, we’ll show you how to prepare carrot syrup, a recipe that combines carrots with lemons and honey and will do wonders in the treatment of respiratory diseases.
Carrots are abundant in a number of healthy nutrients and are known for their health-promoting properties which is why they have been a part of a number of natural remedies since the beginnings of time. Plus, they have an amazing taste and can be easily added to almost any dish to improve the flavor and nutritional profile.
Nutrients found in carrots improve the quality of your skin and enhance your eyesight and these properties are one of the main reasons why people consume them so frequently.
However, it should be noted that carrots can be used for relieving respiratory tract disorders including a cough, phlegm, colds, and flu. They are abundant in vitamin A, C, and B, and will strengthen your immune system, making you more resistant to infections.
The preparation of this syrup is easy and all you need is some carrots, lemons and honey, all easily available and cheap ingredients.
Forget about over-the-counter syrups that are loaded with chemicals and prepare the following natural remedy to combat any respiratory disorder you may encounter.
- 5 large carrots
- Freshly squeezed juice of 1 lemon
- 4 tablespoons of raw honey
Dice the carrots into pieces and toss them in a pot with boiling water. Cook them until they soften and set them aside to cool down. Squish the carrots with a fork add the lemon juice and the honey and stir until everything is combined. Transfer the remedy in a glass jar and store it in the fridge.
Consume 4-5 tablespoons of the remedy every day until your symptoms disappear completely.
Why is this syrup so beneficial?
Besides the above-mentioned advantages, this homemade syrup will fight inflammation and soreness in the joints, bones, and in the muscle tissues, fights stress, and soothes the nerves and anxiety. Besides, it will provide you with the energy needed for the entire day. Moreover, it will treat acid reflux, gastritis, and heartburn.
Note: This juice is not recommended for diabetic persons since it contains a large amount of sugar.