Thursday, October 22, 2015

A Home-Made Remedy to Ease Congestion

Whether it's winter or summer, a stuffy nose is an annoying problem we have all faced before. The good news is that even if you have a minor cold or you are suffering from an allergy, you don't have to go out and buy expensive medicine. This home-made solution is natural, cheap, simple and easy to make.
This remedy will open up your breathing paths and is suitable for any one old enough to consume honey.

A cup of honey
A cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice
5 - 7 radishes
1 small purple onion
6 Medium cloves of garlic
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First of all, wash and clean all of the vegetables, cut off both tips of the radishes and peel the onion and the garlic.
Next you will need to put all of the Ingredients, including the honey and the lemon juice, in a mixer or a blender. Cutting the onion and the radishes to smaller bits will ease the job of your blender and help in creating a smoother texture.
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Mix everything up until you have a smooth and unified liquid.  
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Pour the liquid from your blender to the bottle. You will want to pour it in through a strainer. The filtered leftovers can be used to season a healthy soup or a multitude of other foods.
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And there you have it, the medicine is finished and should be stored in a cold place for up to a week. You will start feeling its effects about 2 hours after taking it and no later than 24 hours.
The recommended dose is 2 spoons per day for an adult and 1 spoon per day for a child. Keep in mind, this is not a suitable medicine for babies and children too young to eat honey.
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