Having lung-related problems such as bronchitis, pneumonia, coughing -is unfortunately very common. When your cough just won't give in it can be really annoying, it interrupts your daily activities and if left ignored it can even progress into something much more serious.
Good news is, you don't need to spend much money to get rid of your cough; we tend to forget that most of the time we have the solution right in front of us, at home. You should always consider a natural, drug-free option first. So, for this home remedy all you'll be needing is some ginger and honey to make, yes you guessed it, ginger tea.
Why this works you ask? Ginger could comfort a dry or an asthmatic cough, as it contains anti-inflammatory properties. Additionally, it is rich in calcium, zinc, pantothenic acid, and thiamin. It may possibly also get rid of vomiting and ache. You can effectively get rid of a sore throat due to its strong anti-inflammatory properties.
Not only is ginger a popular ingredient in many foods and drinks, but it has a wide variety of health benefits as well. It’s often used as a remedy for several different health conditions, including asthma, nausea, and arthritis. Ginger also gives your immune system a boost, it can help you to prevent catching the flu or common cold. It does this because of its high amount of antioxidants.
Two of the active ingredients in ginger are shagelol and gingerol. These ingredients have strong antimicrobial properties which have the ability to fight viruses known to cause colds.
If that isn't enough for you, studies suggest that some anti-inflammatory compounds in ginger can relax membranes in the airways, which could reduce coughing.
Now you know it, next time you experience a cough attack, make some ginger tea. It won't disappoint.
Drink up a calming ginger tea containing ginger slices into a cup of hot water.
Let it steep for few minutes then add honey to improve the taste.