For all smokers and ex-smokers who require a deep cleaning of their lungs, they can try this natural drink made of only 3 ingredients, which is effective even for people who have recently quit smoking or anyone who needs to clean their lungs naturally.

If you are a smoker or ex-smoker, your lungs are probably full of toxins from cigarettes. Smoking is a widely recognized hazard to general health. Tobacco causes or worsens health conditions such as asthma , respiratory infections, and the risk of cancer.

To carry out a lung detox, you can try this drink with healing properties composed of three vegetables: onion, ginger and turmeric.

For patients with lung disease, a balanced diet is especially important. A nutrient deficiency affects the function of the lungs and increases the susceptibility to infection.

Benefits of this drink that cleans the lungs

The ingredients of this preparation have specific contributions, each one of them, to keep our lungs in optimal health conditions . But it is always advisable to take care of your health beforehand, for example avoiding smoking, or being a passive smoker, likewise leading a less sedentary life also contributes to improving respiratory health.

1. Ginger

This ancient spice has been used since ancient times for its healing properties. In addition to other health benefits and uses, ginger helps clear excess mucus in the lungs. [1,2]

Ginger provides several compounds that support lung function and remove pollutants from the air before they irritate the lungs. This powerful root also has a powerful anti-inflammatory effect, which helps us improve blood circulation and eliminates mucous secretions in the respiratory tract.

To support the lung detoxification process, 2 to 3 cups of ginger tea can be drunk per day .

You can prepare a ginger tea in a very simple way:

1 teaspoon of grated fresh ginger in a cup with hot water, then we will leave the infused cup covered for 10 minutes. You can add honey to sweeten it or lemon juice.

2. Onion

The onion is recommended to treat some lung infections and also helps to eliminate mucus and purify toxins. It is especially effective in preventing various diseases of the respiratory tract and an ally in clearing the lungs naturally . [3,4]

The substances contained in the onion have a detoxifying effect. Furthermore, onion is associated with inhibiting the growth of cancer cells. It would be advisable to include up to seven onions a week on the menu.

3. Turmeric

The turmeric or Indian saffron is rich in vitamins and minerals and fatty acids containing omega 3 which are super healthy for the body. [5]

This spice has antiviral, antibacterial and anticancer properties, therefore enriching the daily diet with turmeric may be advisable, especially if you suffer from a lung or respiratory problem.

Drink to cleanse the lungs

For the preparation of this drink you will need the following ingredients:

  • 400 grams of onions.
  • 1 liter of water.
  • 400 grams of honey or organic maple syrup.
  • 2 tablespoons of turmeric.
  • A thumb-sized piece of ginger.

Preparation of the drink to clean the lungs:

  1. Add the honey or organic maple syrup to the water, put on the fire and let it heat up, without boiling.
  2. Cut the onions into quarters together with the ginger root and add it together with the honey water.
  3. When the mixture boils again, add the turmeric and reduce the heat to a minimum.
  4. Let the mixture boil until the amount of water is reduced by half.
  5. Then strain and pour into a glass jar.
  6. When it has cooled completely, place this preparation in the refrigerator and it is advisable to keep it there, or always prepare this drink before each drink.

The way of consumption is to take two tablespoons of this elixir in the morning and two hours after a meal in the afternoon. Consult a professional if your respiratory conditions and associated symptoms have been bothering you for a certain time and before starting any natural treatment to cleanse the lungs.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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