When your body wants to clear the chest, the natural way it does it is by coughing, but there are times when chest infection causes you to continue coughing and then your chest feels congested with mucus. This can be treated by the herbal remedy we’ll be sharing on this health tips.
This remedy is also very helpful in reducing blood sugar and preventing diabetes. Three important things make the herbal mix, and they include cucumber, bitter kola and then TomTom candy.
Let us look at the health benefits of cucumber first.
This vegetable is 70% water, so we can say it is a good source of hydration. It is loaded with essential nutrients like vitamin C, K, magnesium, fibre, and it has absolutely 0 fats which make it good for those trying to lose weight.
It contains antioxidants that help to fight and destroy free radicals that cause diseases and also helps to reduce sugar level.
Bitter kola helps in fighting off cold and flu symptoms like cough, bacterial infections, viral infections and also help to prevent cancer. This is also beneficial in treating food poisoning, stomach upset and diarrhoea.
You should not consume high doses of bitter kola because it has side effects such as nervousness, restlessness, insomnia, increased respiration, increased heart rate, nausea, vomiting etc.
So how do we make this herbal remedy?
- Get 4 bitter kola and peel and rinse and then break into smaller pieces, so you can blend it.
- Get a whole cucumber, rinse and chop it into smaller pieces.
- Blend both of them until it mixes properly.
- Turn into a container and add two Tom- Tom candy so that it dissolves inside.
- Reduction of excess blood sugar.
- Cures cough
- Relieves stomach pain