Who does not love bananas, right? They are affordable, yummy, and healthy fruits. This superfood is the ideal snack, the essential smoothie ingredient, and the best ingredient for a peanut butter sandwich, but it also a potent healing food.
Bananas are rich in vitamin B6, potassium, vitamin C, manganese, and fiber. The manganese can be of great aid for people with bronchitis. So, if you have not benefited from over-the-counter meds, maybe bananas can help you with your bronchitis and coughing. Try out the remedy, you have nothing to lose; you will only benefit!
Why Is Manganese Important for Our Health?
This nutrient will speed up the healing of the lung tissues. What’s more, an enzyme known as superoxide dismutase is in charge of the principal antioxidant enzyme in mitochondria that are responsible for the production of energy in the cells and respiration.
Bananas contain a protein known as BanLec, more precisely, it is found in their pulp. One study, according to Meta Spoon, showed that this protein can lower the harming effect of viruses. It attaches to the same sugar molecules which cover viruses and it provides antiviral characteristics.
With this in mind, we decided to present a potent DIY remedy with bananas and honey that you can try in case of bronchitis. Namely, honey is well-known for its healing and antibacterial power. It is abundant in important nutrients, including iron, magnesium, copper, calcium, phosphorus, manganese, zinc, and potassium.
If you can, opt for Manuka honey, the healthiest honey in the world. Or, opt for organic honey. Avoid the processed variants.
DIY Banana & Honey Bronchitis Remedy
You will need:
400 ml of boiling water
2 ripe bananas, medium-sized
2 tbsp of Manuka honey
Preparation: First, peel the bananas and chop and mash them. Add them to a pot with the boiling water. Leave it to steep for half an hour. Once it cools down, add the honey. Consume it right away.
Use: Drink 100ml of this remedy 4 times a day (total of 400ml per day), up to 5 days.
Before heading out, do not forget to check out the video shown below to learn more about this powerful DIY bronchitis remedy: