When it’s Autumn and Winter is on it’s way people start to get colds. I always get really annoyed when people think it’s because of the cold outside. Having a cold and a cough comes from a virus. Being outside in the cold is actaully beneficial, especially for preventing them. The reason that people start having colds and coughs when it’s getting colder ouside is becuase the heatings will be turned on. The dry air and warmth it gives is unhealthy and it’s possible for viruses to spread quickly. People are taking the bus and tube more and then only one person has to sneeze and the people around that person are doomed. Unless you have a very good immune system (like most vegans, yay!). The ‘Cough Rememdy’ recipe is not only helpful when you already have a cough, but it’ll also give your immune system a boost and you will be more likely to prevent it.
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup agave nectar
1/4 cup water
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 lemon (juice)
2 cm fresh ginger
2 cm fresh turmeric
-Put all the ingredients in the blender until smooth.
-You can also grate the ginger and turmeric and mix everything very well. You will get the consistency as shown in the pictures.
-Take 1 tbsp 4 times a day.
-You can keep it in the fridge for about 3 days.
NOTE: if the symptoms don’t go away, do not improve at all or they are even getting worse within a week I think it’s wise to seek some medical attention.
I’m not a big fan of doctors, for many reasons, but one of them is because I think it’s always much better to let your body make itself better. You will build up your immune system this way and you are less likely to get ill next time.
Are you somebody who has a cold/cough very fast and do you want to try to prevent it? Do you already have a cold/cough and are you going to try this recipe to make it better? Please let me know your experiences! You can let me know in a comment below or you can show me on Instagram by using #PlanetManel. Thank you! X