Pineapples are exotic, tasty, and healthy. Its pointy leaves form a crown. But, the goodness lies in its yellow, aromatic flesh. Pineapples should be harvested when they’re completely ripe, as they don’t ripen after being harvested. This is the why you often see canned pineapples.
Pineapples are rich in vitamins B and C, copper, magnesium, manganese, fiber, folic acid, and beta-carotene.
Bromelain in pineapples balances fluids in the body, and improves the production of hormones.
Bromelain reduces inflammation and swelling. Fresh pineapple juice is an excellent pain reliever.
Pineapple relieves the symptoms of gout, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, surgeries, injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome.
Vitamin C in pineapples prevents oxidation and hardening of arteries.
- Blood clotting
Nutrients in pineapples prevent blood clotting.
Minerals in pineapples strengthen bones and connective tissues.
Fresh pineapple juice enhances digestion, and helps the body absorb nutrients.
Pineapple juice prevents clotting, and regulates blood pressure, which means you don’t have to use conventional medication.
Vitamin C in pineapples boosts immunity and protects the development of diseases.
- Respiratory system
Pineapples are recommended for those who deal with sinusitis, pneumonia, bronchitis, and asthma. Bromelain in pineapples dissolves mucus. Pineapple juice works better than cough syrups when it comes to reducing mucus.
- Sore throat
Pineapple juice relieves soreness and redness.
Beta-carotene in pineapples prevents vision-related issues.
Cut off the crown, and turn the fruit upside down. Let it rest in the fridge for a couple of hours, but make sure it’s packed in an airtight container. In this way you can keep it for a whole week.
Pineapple isn’t recommended to diabetics.
Pineapple cough suppressant recipe
- 1 cup pineapple juice
- ¼ cup lemon juice
- 1 tbsp. raw honey
- ½ tsp. cayenne pepper
Combine the ingredients, and drink a quarter cup 2-3 times a day.