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. 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.
But not many people know the fighting abilities of the carrot, against respiratory illnesses such as colds, flu or phlegm. This ability comes due to its richness with vitamin C and vitamin, which strengthen the immunity system very much.
The only things that you will need to make this syrup, is going to be carrots, honey and lemons. Ingredients that are not expensive at all, or you already have at home. And you can lose the fear from the common flu and cold symptoms, by using this simple syrup which is 100% natural.
– 4-5 tablespoons of honey
– 1 squeezed lemon (juice)
– 5-6 large carrots
– Take the carrots and put them into boiling water, let them boil until they become soft, then remove them from fire and let them cool down.
– Use a fork to crush the carrots, and then mix them with the lemon juice and the honey. Mix them together until the mixture becomes homogenous, than put it in a jar and keep it in a refrigerator.
Method of use:
Take 4 to 5 tablespoons a day of this syrup until the symptoms completely disappear.
Why is this syrup so beneficial?
As we already said this carrot syrup will help you relieve your cold and flu symptoms. Moreover it will also:
– Relieve inflammation and pain in your bones, joints and muscles
– Boost your energy levels thanks to the abundance of vitamins and minerals
– Treat heartburn and gastritis
The syrup is not recommended for people with diabetes or people on diuretic medications.