This super simple recipe contains all the ingredients you need to give your immune system a quick boost! And a single dose is all you need to recover from the onset of a cold. It contains garlic, cayenne pepper, lemon and honey. You probably expected more but this is all you need to ward of viruses and boost your immune system.
So why does it work? As we all know, garlic is a hundred times stronger than antibiotics in combating bacterial diseases, colds and flus. This is likely due to its immune boosting effects as well as garlic’s potent antibacterial, antiviral and anti-fungal properties. Cayenne pepper contains capsaicin which can open up your sinuses, fight inflammation, cardiovascular support, helps with ulcers, boosts immune system and metabolism. “Cayenne pepper’s bright red color signals its high content of beta-carotene or pro-vitamin A. Just two teaspoons of cayenne pepper provide 47% of the daily value for vitamin A. Often called the anti-infection vitamin, vitamin A is essential for healthy epithelial tissues including the mucous membranes that line the nasal passages, lungs, intestinal tract and urinary tract and serve as the body’s first line of defense against invading pathogens.” source. The honey and lemon also have the reputation, in terms of healing. Together they form a veritable elixir that will set you free from your cold or flu.
The preparation time of the recipe is minimal – less than 5 minutes.
You will need
- 1 lemon,
- 1-2 clove of garlic,
- 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper,
- 1 tablespoon honey
How to make it?
- Cut the lemon in half.
- Remove the juice of one half of the lemon. Keep its remaining shell.
- Mince the garlic and leave it rest for 10 minutes. Then add the lemon juice, along with the cayenne pepper.
- Add the honey and mix them thoroughly.
- scrape out the fiber from the lemon shells and add to mix.
1 tablespoon per day to boost your immune system. If you have a cold or flu take it a minimum of 3 times per day, although we have heard that one dose is all you need.