Smoking is one of the deadliest habits to have. It is extremely harmful to our health, and cigarettes also contain many carcinogenic chemicals in them. There is no doubt in saying that smoking causes cancer. It is said that each cigarette you smoke takes 11 minutes off of your life span! That is about 3.6 hours per pack! That is a very chilling statistic. Although the dangers of smoking, it is hard to stop. Cigarettes are extremely addictive. Smoking is one of the hardest habits to break, actually.
More than 16 million Americans are living with a disease caused by smoking. Smoking causes cancer, heart disease, stroke, lung diseases, diabetes, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Smoking puts a huge challenge on your lungs. It is important for every bodily function that you are getting the required amount of oxygen. Lowered lung function can affect this.
It is crucial for your health that you take care of your lungs. If you are having trouble stopping smoking or have ever smoked before, try this lung cleaning remedy. The remedy is made up using turmeric, ginger, and onion. These ingredients are praised for their healing abilities.
Ginger specifically is amazing for the lungs. It is a potent tool in detoxifying the lungs and the entire body! Tea made from a ginger root with lemon helps your breathing, and promotes the elimination of toxins from the respiratory tract. Smoking causes plaque build-up in the lungs and increases a person’s risk for many different types of cancer. Studies have shown that the curcumin in turmeric has strong anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anticancer and anti-toxicity properties. It can help remove harmful toxins from the body while protecting organs from further damage. Studies have found that certain flavonoid compounds, including catechin, quercetin, and epicatechin, may help to prevent lung cancer in tobacco smokers. Onions are an excellent source of quercetin. This recipe is perfect for a passive smoker. It will rid your body of all the remaining toxins and gunk from smoking out of your body.
2 tbsp. of turmeric400g of onionThumb sized ginger root400g of natural sweetener (honey, maple syrup, xylitol, stevia, lo han, etc.)1L of water
Mix the sweetener into the water and heat until boilingChop the ginger and onion and add to the mixture, bring back to a boilAdd the turmeric and lower the heat to mediumHeat until there is only half the original amount left