It has been demonstrated that pineapple juice is by five times more effective than cough syrup. It is due to the fact that fresh pineapples have Bromelain, an enzyme present in the plant which is considered to be an anti-inflammatory agent, able to combat bacteria and infections.
Drinking one glass of fresh pineapple juice per day, you provide almost half of the daily necessary amount of vitamin C. Vitamin C has many benefits, some of them being that it boosts your level of energy and helps your body to have a healthy metabolism.
Rich in manganese
Besides containing Bromelain and vitamin C, a cup of pineapple juice offers about 73% manganese that our body needs for the day. The studies have shown that this mineral helps in the more effective absorption of calcium, boosts the metabolism of carbohydrates and fats, transforming them into energy, and provides the health of the nerves.
Bromelain reduces inflammation
The Bromelain from our pineapple juice helps to lessen inflammation, that is why it is advisable to drink it if we have arthritis, muscle pain, back pain or joint pain. It is effective to supplement treatment of knee injury. Recovery after surgery is drastically reduced by taking fresh pineapple juice.
Natural remedy Vs. Drugs, or fresh unprocessed pineapple juice Vs. cough medicine
The symptoms similar to ordinary influenza, that often appear during rainy seasons, such as nasal congestion, mucus, cough, swelling can be relieved with natural pineapple rather than with cough medicine. Although the juice may seem to you a little bit more expensive than chemistry, it does not contain artificial elements, which might be toxic for you, and contains the nutrients that will do well to your health.
Also, juice of pineapple is very effective in tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Among the symptoms of this disease are cough, chest pain, prolonged coughing bringing out blood with cough. In this way, the pineapple juice, mixed with honey, salt and pepper dissolves the mucus and gives fast result of recover. This is one of the most useful home remedies for this disease, but it must be taken daily.
The recent studies have showed that the natural pineapple juice helps to remove mucus by five times quicker than cough medicines.
The pineapple juice from markets or the canned pineapple do not contain the necessary amount of minerals and vitamins and many of them have a high quantity of sugar in them. That’s why it is better to own a juicer at home, buy fresh pineapples and prepare juice on your own. It is especially advisable for those who are on diet, or just manage their weight.
Pineapple juice as cough remedy, recipe
Here is how you can transform you pineapple juice into a cough mixture:
Add in your juicer:
•1 glass of fresh pineapple juice
•a quarter of cup of fresh lemon juice
•about 3 inches long piece of ginger
•1 tablespoon of unprocessed honey
•half of teaspoon of hot cayenne pepper
Take it daily for getting rid of mucus and cough, as long as you feel that it is necessary.