Pineapple Juice: Nature’s Cough Syrup

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Do you love the tropical, tangy flavor that comes with pineapple juice?

Well, now you have a reason to love it even more.

Believe it or not, pineapple juice is more effective for suppressing a cough than cough syrup is.

Pineapple juice offers this incredible range of health benefits:

  • Pineapple juice has powerful anti-inflammatory properties.
  • It can suppress coughs.
  • One serving contains 50 percent of your daily vitamin C needs.
  • It helps to soothe a sore throat that is caused by excessive coughing.
  • It helps to expel mucous from the body.
  • Pineapple juice can help you recover from your illness 5x faster.
  • Those who drank pineapple juice saw a decrease in all symptoms related to coughing.

Most cough syrups found in drugstores have all kinds of ingredients that your body may react poorly to. Pineapple juice is a natural alternative to these medicines that were created in a lab. It also saves your from the horrible medicinal taste.

If you’re struggling to fight a persistent cough, try this pineapple cough suppressant recipe two to three times a day:

Pineapple Cough Suppressant Recipe

  • 1 cup of fresh pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup of fresh lemon juice
  • 1 piece of ginger (about 3 inches)
  • 1 tbsp of raw honey
  • 1/2 tsp of cayenne pepper

Featured Image by Kyle McDonald/ (CC-BY 2.0 Licence)

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