If left untreated, colds and coughs can progress into something more serious. Dry coughs are very annoying and irritating, but luckily, we have a simple natural remedy which will help you avoid further problems. This natural vitamin bomb will reinforce your immune system, prevent serious diseases and treat the symptoms of colds and the flu.
The recipe consists of onion, lemon juice and honey – three simple ingredients which you probably have in your kitchen.
Onions have milder effects than garlic and possesses anti-inflammatory, antibiotic and expectorant properties. Lemons are rich in vitamin C which can strengthen your immune system, while lemon juice is a powerful expectorant that can expel phlegm from your lungs and fight seasonal diseases.
Honey will reduce the itchiness and irritation and has powerful antiviral, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties.
Here’s how to prepare the remedy:
Lemon juice (from one lemon)
2 tablespoons of organic honey
2 cups of water
Bring the water to a boil first, then chop the onion and add the pieces in the boiling water. Boil the mixture for about 15 minutes before removing it from the heat and allowing it to cool down. In the end, strain the mixture and add the honey and lemon juice.
Drink the beverage 3 times a day to reinforce your immune system and help your body overcome coughs, colds and the flu.