Nobody likes cold or the flu, right? And the worst thing about these two ailments is that the infection can spread throughout the entire body, and it will make your lives really difficult sometimes. When you are sick, you feel exhausted and you can’t even finish your everyday assignments. You should know that most of the prescription medications and drugs can help you with these 2 ailments, but they will take a toll on your liver and your health.
Well, this means that you shouldn’t use prescription medications and drugs against these 2 minor ailments, because you can get even better results with these all natural ingredients. Yes, these all-natural ingredients will give you the same effect, but without any bad side effects. Today is your lucky day, because in this article we are going to show you how to make the most powerful home remedy against the cold and the flu. This remedy is very easy and simple to make, and all you need is ingredients, which your probably already have in your kitchen cabinet. Here’s what you need to do:
Cold-Busting Apple Fire Cider
You will need the following ingredients:
- 1/2 cup ginger root
- 1/2 cup horseradish root
- 1/2 cup turmeric root
- 1 medium red onion
- 10 cloves of garlic
- 1 jalapeno pepper
- 1 lemon
- 1/4 tsp cayenne powder
- A 32 oz. bottle of raw organic apple cider vinegar
Just put all ingredients (except apple cider vinegar) in a food processor and pulse into small pieces (1/8 – 1/4 of an inch). Then, you need to put the chopped ingredients in a large glass jar or any other glass container with a lid. Now, you need to fill the rest of the glass jar with vinegar. Make sure you store this mixture in the fridge for one a month before use, shaking once a day, every day. And after 1 month, you need to strain the mixture and pour the mixture into another clean glass jar.
How to use it:
Here’s what you need to do – if you are using this powerful homemade mixture to cure a cold, then you should consume 1 or 2 tbs. of this home remedy, 3 times every day – until the cold symptoms are all gone, or you notice some improvements. But, if your body is sensitive to spicy food, then you should consume just ½ or 1 tbs. of this amazing home remedy 2 or 3 times every day, until you notice some improvements.
What each ingredient does:
Turmeric – we can easily say that turmeric is one of the healthiest and most powerful ingredients in the world. This amazing spice will help you fight and prevent lung inflammation, and relieve throat and sinuses infections. People also use this spice to make home remedies, which are also very useful in expelling the mucus, improve proper digestion and to purify their blood. Note: and you’ve probably already heard about the best and most effective turmeric home remedy – the golden milk.
Onion – you should know that onion has powerful anti-asthmatic and antibiotic properties, which means that onion is extremely useful and helpful in curing and treating asthmatic patients of these two minor ailments. Onion also contains high amounts of polyphenols, which prevent and cure infection in the human body by feeding the beneficial gut bacteria.
Garlic – garlic is loaded with healthy nutrients and it can provide many health benefits. This powerful vegetable contains high amounts of allicin, which is a powerful compound with antibacterial and antiviral properties. A recent study has discovered that this powerful compound can decrease and reduce the severity and length of the common cold as well as prevent infection.
Ginger –well, you probably already know that many different studies have discovered and showed the remarkable health properties of this root. This super healthy root is as effective as antibiotics, when it comes to treating common infections. Ginger works great against four of the most common respiratory tract pathogens. Ginger will help you breathe easier and heal much faster.
Horseradish– this super healthy food has powerful health properties, which are very useful in treating respiratory tract infections. When horseradish is fermented in this remedy, the root contains powerful probiotics that will boost your immune system and shorten the duration of your cold or flu.
Jalapeno and Cayenne – jalapeno and cayenne contain high amounts of capsaicin, which is a powerful compound that thins the mucus, reduces lung congestion and fights the bacteria. You should also know that jalapeno and cayenne are also very useful and beneficial in the detoxification process, because the heat the body internally and make you sweat more.
Lemon – lemon is loaded with Vitamin C, which is a powerful antioxidant that boosts your immune system’s natural ability to fight off infections in the body. Vitamin C is also very useful in reducing the amount and the mucus’ thickness.
Apple Cider Vinegar – apple cider vinegar contains high amounts of potassium, which is very useful in expelling the phlegm. It’s because this powerful ingredient thins the mucus, and when it’s combined with the amino acids found in apple cider vinegar, potassium will boost your energy levels. This will make you less tired and your body can fight off the infection more efficiently. You should also know that apple cider vinegar has powerful anti-viral and anti-histamine properties. Note: this ingredient might be hard on your stomach, but it will help you relieve congestion and sore throat.
As we said before, this home remedy is extremely powerful, so you should be extra careful and if you are sensitive to spicy food – then you should consume just 1 tbs. of this remedy, 2-3 times per day. you will be amazed by the results. We really hope you find this article helpful and don’t forget to share it with your friends and family. Thank You.