The tropical heaven is both healthy and nutritious. Moreover, it’s your best ally against cough and colds.
Some refer to pineapple as “the king of fruits,” because it’s packed with essential nutrients, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and trace minerals. Well, even Mother Nature gave it a nice crown, right?
Pineapples contain a healthy portion of vitamin A, C, E, magnesium, calcium, potassium, iodine, phosphorus, iron, zinc, and B vitamins. You can use every bit of it. Use its leaves to tea, and the bark can help you heal ailments.
The membrane is rich in bromelain which dissolves proteins that are hard to ingest, and thus relieves constipation. Pineapple juice enhanced digestion, cleans the intestines.
Drink pineapple juice to treat cough, including the one that is caused by pneumonia. This juice also eliminates phlegm, and soothes sore throat.
Experts believe that honey and pineapple can treat tuberculosis, eliminate thick phlegm, relive sinus congestion, soothe cough, reduce sneezing, and treat lung infections.
Fresh pineapple juice is more powerful than cough syrup.
We give you the best recipe you will ever get. Always use fresh pineapple juice, but if you can’t find some, use ready-made juice that’s packed with high dry content of pineapples.
- 250 ml pineapple juice
- 1 tbsp. honey
- Ginger (7-inch piece), grated
- ¼ cup lemon juice
- ½ tsp. cayenne pepper
Combine the ingredient together. That’s all it takes.
Take a quarter cup of your syrup twice or thrice a day until your cough is gone.
The following recipe will boost your health, and prevent severe ailments in winter.
- 1 medium-sized pineapple, peeled and diced
- 1 tbsp. honey
- ½ lemon, juiced
- 1 orange, juiced
- 150g Muscovado sugar
- 1 cinnamon stick
- Dark rum
- 50g butter
- 1 star anise
Caramelize your sugar, cinnamon and star anise in a saucepan. Dice the pineapple, and add it to the saucepan. Add the honey, too. Pour in some dark rum, and stir well. Once the flame is gone, add in the juices, and boil until the liquid is reduced. Add the butter.
You can add almonds or mint.
This creamy dessert will bring joy to your taste buds, and it will also prevent cold.