In this period when we’re being hit by the seasonal flu and the coronavirus, it’s pivotal to keep a strong immunity because it’s our biggest defense from external harms.
If you also want to strengthen your immunity, but to do it all naturally and make your body more resistant to diseases and stress, you should definitely check out this homemade remedy.
It’s an awesome choice for those dealing with cough, fever, painful throat. You only need a spoon of the remedy per day to speed up the healing process.
Come on; let’s check out the recipe in detail below.
Homemade Turmeric & Ginger Immunity-Strengthening Drink
1 spoon of turmeric powder
1 spoon of ginger powder
¼ tsp of black pepper
1 tsp of freshly mashed garlic
A dash of cayenne pepper
½ cup of honey
A spoon of chopped walnuts
Put all of the dry ingredients in a sterilized jar and mix them up. Then, add the honey. Stir up everything together to get a fine mixture.
Close it and keep it in a jar.
How to use:
Take a tsp per day.
What Are the Health Benefits of the Ingredients?
Turmeric has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory characteristics.
The ‘culprit’ for its healing power is considered to be the curcumin-an active compound that possesses a long list of healing benefits.
It helps strengthen the immunity, fight off respiratory infections, and reduce coughing.
Did you know that ginger possesses anti-inflammatory and anti-septic properties and that it’s of great aid for upper respiratory tract viruses, especially the common cold?
And, in addition to helping you fight off viruses, it also alleviates congestion and soothes the belly and throat.
It also aids in suppressing cough and it naturally relieves fever and pain. It will also clear your nasal passages.
Garlic is rich in compounds that have powerful medicinal characteristics with the most popular one being allicin.
It supplies you with amazing nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin B6, and manganese and it has been found beneficial for the common cold and for lowering high blood pressure.
Its antioxidants are also amazing-they support the body’s fight against oxidative damage.
Honey has been used as a natural remedy since the ancient times.
It’s used to soothe the throat and suppress cough. It’s best to give it to children older than 1.
Black pepper is known to help with the digestive processes and to relieve colds and coughing, as well as nasal congestion.
Its expectorant properties help dissolve mucus in the respiratory tract while its anti-bacterial properties are of aid in the fight against bacterial infections.
Cayenne pepper is known for its antimicrobial properties and it has been found beneficial for strengthening the immunity, lowering hunger and blood pressure, and reducing pain.
And, thanks to its capsaicinoids, it has strong anti-inflammatory power too.
Walnuts are amazing thanks to their richness in nutrients.
They have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory power and help you keep a healthy gut, healthy weight, healthy blood sugar levels, and healthy blood pressure.