Have you ever had pineapple peel tea? How about adding eucalyptus to this drink?
This infusion has an expectorant and decongestant effect that clears the respiratory tract. I
t’s ideal for flu, colds, asthma, bronchitis and rhinitis. It also removes excess secretions from the respiratory tract. In addition, the ingredients have properties that strengthen immunity.
When I have a cold, I’ve always looked for ways to boost my immunity.
One of those ways is to make this homemade expectorant. I’ll tell you how I prepare it in today’s video. So stick with me and tell me: when was the last time you had a cold or cough?
Did you know that the peel of the pineapple is an excellent natural expectorant?
Therefore, it promotes cough relief and eliminates mucus that’s accumulated in the respiratory tract.
In addition, pineapple helps with bronchitis, asthma, pneumonia, colds and flu. And because it’s rich in vitamin C, it also strengthens the immune system.
According to a study conducted by the Free University of Berlin, the bromelain contained in pineapple has the ability to strengthen the defense cells.
This helps the body recover more quickly from illness. Eucalyptus leaves are also an excellent natural anti-inflammatory; this helps prevent and treat respiratory infections.
According to a study conducted by Tehran University of Medical Sciences, eucalyptus oil fights the bacteria that cause respiratory diseases.
This makes it easier to clear mucus and fight cough and other flu symptoms. It also clears the airways and improves breathing.
Write down the ingredients:
- 1 cup pineapple peels (thoroughly sanitized).
- 1 tablespoon of dried eucalyptus leaves
- 3 cups of water
Put the water in a pot, add the pineapple peels and boil it over medium heat for seven minutes.
Turn off the heat, add the eucalyptus leaves, close the lid and let it steep for another seven minutes.
Then strain it and drink it unsweetened – but if you feel it necessary, you can add a teaspoon of honey.
Take it three times a day every eight hours as long as respiratory symptoms persist.
If symptoms persist after a week, you should see a doctor.
Although these infections are usually simple to treat, in some cases they can develop into more serious problems.
So, did you like today’s tip? Try it out and share your experience with us.
And don’t keep this information to yourself, help your friends and family by sharing this video with them! I wish you good health!
Source(s) / Reference(s):
Can pineapple juice prevent upper respiratory tract infections
Pineapple Juice and Your Cough
Effect of eucalyptus essential oil on respiratory bacteria and viruses