The main task of the lungs, an essential respiratory organ, is to take in oxygen when we inhale and release carbon dioxide when we exhale. As they never rest, it is important to keep them healthy. Cleansing the lungs on a regular basis is a good practice.
A lung cleanse helps detoxify and cleanse the delicate respiratory linings of the bronchial passages and lungs, which often have an accumulation of environmental toxins, harmful organisms and irritants.
It promotes normal lung functioning, reduces any swelling and inflammation, and rejuvenates lung vitality and strength. Furthermore, it helps clear mucus from the airways and improves circulation to the lungs.
The process of cleansing your lungs might not be easy for everyone. Is the thought of drastically changing your lifestyle terrifying to you? If so, don’t worry and just take one step at a time. Here are five ways to cleanse your lungs after quitting smoking. Introduce at least one the following pieces of advice every week. That way you will gradually strengthen your new habits and your body will adapt quicker.
Protecting your lungs is a vital step in preserving your long-term health. Over time, toxins from mold and bacteria can destroy the health of your lungs and even lead to fatal conditions, such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Fortunately, there are many natural measures you can take to help keep your lungs healthy so you can breathe easy.
Smoking is an extremely detrimental habit, but this fact does not stop the millions of people who continue with it.
More than 16 million people in the United States experience some kind of health issues due to smoking. For every person it kills, at least 30 people develop a harsh smoking- related illness.
The lung damage due to smoking is often severe and irreversible, but still, there is a lung-cleansing drink which effectively detoxifies the lungs and helps smokers and ex-smokers. It contains onion, ginger, and turmeric, which are highly beneficial ingredients.
Onions have potent antioxidant and anticancer properties. It effectively inhibits the growth of cancer cells in the body.
Ginger calms the upset stomach and reduces the excess mucus accumulated in the lungs, due to smoking.
Turmeric is a popular Indian spice which offers multiple health benefits, as it is high in vitamins and minerals, and has powerful anticancer, antibacterial and antiviral properties.
This is how to prepare this lung-cleansing drink:
400g of onion
A thumb- sized ginger root
2 tablespoons of turmeric
400g of natural sweetener (honey, stevia, maple syrup, xylitol, lo han, etc.)
1L of water
Add the sweetener to the water, and heat until it starts boiling. Then add the previously chopped onion and ginger, and bring it back to boil. Add the turmeric, and lower the heat to medium.
Leave the pot over the heat until there is only a half of the initial amount left. Strain and leave it to cool to room temperature. Store it in the fridge.
You should take 2 tablespoons of the remedy on a daily basis, in the morning, and in the evening, a few hours after the breakfast and dinner.
Moreover, consider quitting smoking, as even though it is highly addictive, it is extremely harmful to your won, and the health of the ones around you.
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