Our lungs are the most ignored organ of our body. Daily, they are exposed to killer pollutants, microbes that get deposited from the air you inhale. In the case of smokers, their healthy pink lungs turn black with the deposition of tar in their lungs. So therefore, regular detoxification of the lungs will help to smooth functioning and help in expulsion of toxins.
Thus it's important that we choose healthy foods to cleanse our lungs, so as to reduce common lungs problems such as: asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, and cystic fibrosis.
Here are 6 foods that can cleanse your lungs and are great for a proper lungs health.
Garlic has a great anti-inflammatory properties along with a high level of allicin to fight infections and reduces inflammation. Garlic is considered the most effective remedy in improving asthma and can also reduce the risk of lung cancer.
Minty fresh breath is beneficial not only to those around you, but to your body, too. The American Cancer Society points to peppermint oil for treating ailments of the lungs, while research shows that the herb may help athletes breathe better.
Dosage: Add 3 to 4 drops to hot water, then inhale.
Apples are probably on top of almost every nutritionist and dietitian lists to heal lungs naturally because of loaded nutrients, high energy, higher fiber, low calories.
It's flavonoids, and wide variety of vitamins, antioxidants mostly vitamin C, helps to maintain a strong immune and a healthy respiratory system.
Research has revealed that blueberries packs more antioxidants Punch than most other produce. It helps to reduce the harmful effect of air pollution. Due to its flavonoids content, it may help regulate the immune system.
5. Green tea
Drinking a cup of green tea before going to bed can help release toxins in the intestine which can lead to constipation and other stomach aliments.
Ginger has an anti-inflammatory property which helps to clear your lungs naturally. Add ginger to various dishes, as its widely used as herbs. You can blend it with lemon and take it as tea as this is beneficial and helps remove toxins from the respiratory tract.
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