Pineapples are rich with anti-inflammatory enzyme called bromelain. It cures infection and destroys bacteria. Fresh pineapple juice can alleviate coughs even 5 times more efficiently than the cough syrups.
One cup of pineapple juice has 50% of the needed amount vitamin C for one day. This nutrients triggers the use of essential enzymes in the body that normalize metabolism and conversion of energy.
This juice is also high in a mineral that causes formation of connective tissues and bones, called manganese. It helps absorb more calcium, digests carbohydrates and fats and benefits the nerve function.
Some of the bromelain is believed to have effects outside the digestive tract as it is absorbed by the body intact. Actually, bromelain is proclaimed to be anti-inflammatory for diseases like arthritis. In Germany it is one of the most used supplements where they legally use it for curing inflammation and swelling of the nose and sinuses caused by surgery or injury.
If you suffer from a stubborn cough that won’t go away but it’s not anything serious like pneumonia try pineapple juice instead of going for cough syrup right away. It is natural, less expensive with no added chemicals in it. Quite the opposite, it has the nutrients you need to fight cold.
Pineapple juice alleviates sore throat and helps the body to eliminate mucus smoothly. Thick, persistent mucus in your lungs and sinuses causes infinite coughing, sneezing and infections. In 2010 some researchers tried to find a successful treatment for people who suffer from tuberculosis which is a disease triggered by Mycrobacterium tuberculosis and they published their study in “Der Pharma Chemica. They found out that a combination of fresh pineapple juice, pepper, salt and honey that was given to patients every day aided in dissolving the mucus in the lungs.
I a following study it was discovered that pineapple extract lowers the mucus five times faster than common sough syrups. Patients drinking pineapple juice got better 4.8 times faster and had decreased coughing symptoms.
People don’t need extra sugar in their diet so make sure you consume unsweetened, natural pineapple juice and don’t buy canned one. You can make your own juice it would be better than any you can buy from stores.
Pineapple cough suppressing recipe:
Fresh pineapple juice – 1 cup
Fresh lemon juice – ¼
3 inch piece of ginger
Raw honey – 1 tablespoon
Cayenne pepper – ½ teaspoon
Mix the ingredients together and drink ¼ cup two or three times a day, every day.