Friday, August 25, 2017

INSTANT RELIEF! Get Rid Of Phlegm And Mucus In Your Chest And Throat With This Natural Solution!

Having a blockage in the throat or nasal passages, having trouble breathing or a persistent cough is a very common thing. The mucous membrane in the respiratory tract secrets a thick viscous substance called phlegm, and its job is to prevent and get rid of infections especially when we have a cold.

Phlegm is collected in the chest and throat, when it is congested the body coughs it out. When we are experiencing damaged vocal cables, hay fever, and allergies to asthma, viral or bacterial infections, sinusitis, and flu or cold our body accumulate high amount of phlegm.

The symptoms in this case usually are difficulties breathing, constant cough, runny nose, weakness and fever. If it is not cleaned, it can cause a blockage in the bronchial tubes and the secondary respiratory infections.

Here are some natural homemade recipes which will help you get rid of the mucous and phlegm in your chest and throat as well as relieve all the symptoms in a completely natural and effective way.

1. Ginger

Ginger contains expectorant, anti-bacterial and antiviral properties and can also function as an antihistamine and natural decongestant. Due to these effective properties, ginger has the ability to clean congestion in the throat and chest by removing the accumulated mucus by drying it out. It is recommended to drink ginger tea several times a day or chew 3-4 pieces of raw ginger.

Here is a recipe for a ginger infusion:

  • 6-7 pieces of ginger
  • 1 teaspoon of black peppercorns (for infection)
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 teaspoon of honey (has antiseptic properties)
Put the water on heat and when it begins to boil put the peppercorns and the ginger. Then cover it with a lid and let it simmer for about one minute, and then lower the heat. Leave it for another 5-7 minutes to boil and it will become pale yellow. Then strain the mix and put the honey. Drink this tea 2-3 times a day and it will eliminate the congestion immediately.

2. Turmeric

Curcumin is the active compound of turmeric and it is really powerful in getting rid of bacteria and also has many medical properties.

  • 1 tablespoon of turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon of salt (offers antibacterial properties)
  • 1 glass of warm water (relieves inflamed throat)
Put one tablespoon of turmeric into the warm water, then put the salt, mix it well and gargle with the mixture. Do this 3-4 times a day in order to get rid of the phlegm and the mucous in the throat. When you do a gargle with seawater, it offers numerous benefits, since the water has calming effects on the throat, and it also has antibacterial properties that can eliminate bacteria and treat infections.

3. Honey And Lemon

Honey is very beneficial due to its antifungal, antiviral and anti-bacterial properties which can relieve the irritated respiratory tract and alleviate it. Lemon is rich in vitamin C which is helpful and improves the immune system and also treats congestion.

  • 1 tablespoon of honey.
  • 2 tablespoons of Lemon juice.
Mix the lemon juice and the honey in a small bowl. Consume the mixture instantly and do this 3 times every day to clear congestion.

4. Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has the ability to alkalize the body as well as regulate the pH levels of the body, and this can hinder the excess production of mucus in the body. You can use apple cider vinegar, just by adding 1 tablespoon of unfiltered and raw ACV in one glass of water. It is recommended to consume this mixture 2-3 times a day in order to get rid of phlegm or you can gargle it to treat sore throat.

5. Steaming

You can also use steaming as a natural method to get rid of phlegm and mucus in the throat. You will feel the benefits immediately after inhaling the vapors. When you breathe in steam, all the vapors go down the throat and clean the buildup mucous, and you will feel better immediately. It is also useful if you put some herbs in the water.

  • ½ teaspoon of thyme (eliminates excess mucus)
  • ½ teaspoon of Rosemary (offers antibacterial properties)
  • ½ teaspoon of dried Rosemary
  • 4-5 cups of hot water
Put the water in a basin and add the dried rosemary and thyme, then put your head over it to inhale the steam. You also need to cover you head so the steam cannot get out and it goes into your face. Do this 3 or 4 times a day. You can also make a steamy shower 2 times a day.

Extra Tips:
  • Avoid consuming cold drink and food.
  • Control the mucous production with a humidifier.
  • In order to accelerate the healing process, gargle and spit the mucous and phlegm and do not swallow it.
  • Blow your nose regularly to eliminate the phlegm.
  • Do not smoke, due to the fact that it causes blockage and inflammation in the respiratory tract.
  • Do not expose yourself to household cleaners, harmful chemicals, and paint fumes due to the fact that they will cause inflammation in your throat and nose.
  • It is also recommended to eat spicy food like peppers and garlic in order to clean the congestion and thin the mucous.

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