Healthy Lungs Tea
Mullein helps clear mucus from the body, eases sore throats, and helps bronchitis.
Fenugreek is anti-inflammatory, promotes mucus production and clearing, soothes sore throat and eliminates built-up mucus.
Dandelion root is an anti-inflammatory, fights fungus, cleans the respiratory system and clears mucus, stimulates kidneys and liver.
This is a genera health-promoting tea, along with fresh juice (like pineapple-kale-ginger and juice the pineapple’s core). Pineapple juice is beneficial for coughs/mucus in the body too and the bromelain in the core is anti-cancer.
Drink in the mornings to promote health, or a few times throughout the day if you have a cold.
6 parts mullein leaf
1 part fenugreek seed
1 part dandelion root
Combine all herbs in a glass jar and shake to combine. Use 1 tbsp. (for tea) or a handful (1/2 c. or so, for infusion) and add to 1 – 2 c. boiling water. Let it steep 10 – 20 minutes. Strain it, then sweeten lightly with raw honey or drink it straight.
Remedy for Asthma, Bronchitis, Coughing Diseases
This home remedy made of red onion will help you get rid of asthma, bronchitis, the persistent cough and will improve overall lung health.
1 lbs red onions
1 lbs brown sugar
6 cups water
7 tablespoons of organic honey
Place brown sugar in a metal bowl on medium and slowly heat while stirring until the sugar darkens. Add the chopped onion, fry it briefly and add the water afterwards. Cook the mixture so water evaporates until 1/3 is left. Allow it to cool and then add the lemon juice and honey and mix well. Allow mixture to stand before you strain it from the onion slices. Transfer the resulting remedy into a glass bottle.
Consume one tablespoon before each meal.
Thyme – The most powerful remedy to boost lung health and heal respiratory infections. The lungs and the respiratory system are very important parts of the body. We need our lungs to breathe to stay alive. Thyme is a common herb that can usually be found in pasta sauces, soups or meat rubs. It has many medical properties. The oil has antimicrobial properties and enhances the immune system. The antioxidants in thyme make it good for preventing premature aging. When thyme is taken internally, it is good for ailments of the respiratory, digestive, and genitourinary systems.
– ¼ jar honey
– 20 grams of dried thyme
1. Stir the herb into the honey.
2. Stir well and store in a warm place for two weeks.
3. Stir contents once in a while.
4. After two weeks strain the mixture.
5. Take ½ tbsp. twice a day to relieve respiratory ailments.
Expel mucus from the lungs
This syrup will help you eliminate mucus in your lungs.
1 tbsp marshmallow root (Althaea officinalis)
1 tbsp flaxseed
1 tbsp sage
1 lemon, sliced
1 quart filtered water
1 cup of Pure Maple Syrup
Put water in a small saucepan and add the pure maple syrup. Preheat the pure maple syrup on medium heat. Add the rest of the ingredients and heat on low for 15 minutes and strain. Take a tablespoon of the syrup three times a day. Use until you feel improvement and your cough is gone. Keep syrup in your fridge.
The best thing you can do is quit smoking and live longer, but if this is just impossible for you, add these foods to your daily menu.
Ginger- This ancient spice has been long used for its healing effect. Ginger will also help you eliminate the excess mucus in your lungs.
Onion and garlic – We know how healthy garlic and onions are. They both have strong anticancer properties, and they are an excellent prevention against many malignant conditions. Onions are especially efficient in the prevention of different respiratory infections.
Turmeric – This incredible spice is loaded with vitamins and minerals, and it also contains omega-3 fatty acids. Turmeric has antiviral, antibacterial, and anticancer effects, so add it to your everyday diet.
Lung cleansing elixir:
400 g (14 oz) onion
1 l (34 oz) water
400 g (14 oz) sugar
2 tbsp turmeric
ginger, a thumb-sized piece
Cook the water and sugar together. Add the onion cut in quarters and shredded ginger root. Add the turmeric once the mixture boils, and reduce the heat to low.
A neti pot is helpful. Normal Saline Recipe:
1 quart boiled or distilled water
1 teaspoon kosher salt(non- iodized)
1 teaspoon baking soda
Keep the solution in the refrigerator and bring to room temperature before use.
The following is a good inhalant. Pour boiling water over the herbs and stir. Lean over the bowl and tent the towel over your head. Keep eyes closed, since peppermint steam can irritate them. Breath deeply, moving closer to the bowl as the water cools. Blow your nose as needed, don’t sniff! When cool, add more hot water or pour the water and herbs into a saucepan keeping the heat very low to steam – and breathe the steam when you walk by.
6 to 8 cups of boiling water (distilled water is best).
2 cups eucalyptus
1 cup peppermint
½ cup rosemary
¼ cup thyme
A large towel
Deep Chest and Throat Syrup Recipe
4 “finger sized” pieces of Osha root
2-6 inches Licorice root sticks
1/2 oz Elecampane root
1/2 oz Wild Cherry Bark
1 tbsp Horehound
3 or 4 sprigs of Thyme or 1 tsp dried
zest and juice from one organic lemon
3 or 4 inches of fresh organic Ginger root sliced, or 2 tsp of dried Ginger root
4 cups water
1 1/2 – 2 cup raw local honey
Combine all ingredients, except the honey, with the water and allow to soak at room temperature for several hours.
Gently simmer all ingredients – except the honey together until the liquid is reduced by half. Strain and press as much liquid as possible from the herbs. Measure the decocted liquid and add an equal portion of honey while the liquid is still warm. Store in a sealed glass jar or bottle in the refrigerator and use as needed.