Banana, Honey & Water Make a Safe and Tasty Remedy for the Whole Family
It’s cough and cold season and there’s nothing worse than your body being wracked day in and day out with a nasty cough. Did you know that bananas are one of your best allies in fighting a cough or bronchitis? What remedy do you turn to when you’re afflicted with a nasty cough? The brightly colored and artificially flavored over the counter syrups? If you are, you might be wasting your money. Since 2006, research has proved over and over again that these products do nothing to bring relief to a cough. Natural, and safe, remedies step in again to do the job.
Banana Cough Cream You Can Make at Home
- 2 ripe, organic banana (look for ones with a few spots
- 2 Tablespoons honey
- 400ml of water
- Peel and mash the bananas with a WOODEN spoon. Don’t use a metal fork as it will darken the bananas.
- Boil the water.
- Put the bananas in a heat-safe bowl or pot and add the boiling water.
- Cover it and let it set for about 30 minutes.
- Uncover and add the honey.
This is about one day’s supply. Take just under a half cup, four times per day. Time it to take it just before you go to bed; bananas help you sleep. Your cough should start to subside in 3 or 4 days.
Of course, I’m not a medical professional. This is a home remedy and should not substitute medical advice from your doctor. If you have a persistent, recurring cough see your medical provider.
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