Most of the people get cold and flu when the winter comes. That means a lot of mucus in our body. The normal amount of mucus helps us, and it helps the lubrication of mouth, nose, sinuses, lungs and gastrointestinal tract. Mucus contains antibodies and enzymes that help our bodies in a fight against viruses and bacteria.
But just like everything, a too much of mucus is not a good thing. It can leave you frustrated and uncomfortable. So, if you want to get rid of that excess mucus, you need to use natural remedies that will help you and leave you without side effects.
Whether you suffer from mucus congestion or sinus problems, these juices will help you.
Also, keep in mind that there are some food additives and food allergens such as wheat, eggs, soy and dairy that can cause excessive mucus.
Celery, cucumber, mint, and ginger juice
This juice is a powerful decongestant. Celery and cucumber are great because they are anti-inflammatory agents and they can be helpful with hydration. When it comes to mint, it will help dislodge mucus, while ginger will help to dissolve mucus.
Ginger tea with honey, apple cider vinegar, and coconut oil
Chop a piece of a fresh ginger and put it in a covered of water. Boil it, remove from heat and cover. Leave it to steep for 15 minutes. When it is cooled down, put it in a container and then in a fridge. When you start feeling congested, heat one part ginger in 2 parts of water. Add to the mixture one tablespoon of honey, one tablespoon of raw apple cider vinegar and one tablespoon of coconut oil.
Radishes are great when it comes to eliminating dairy and wheat, the two non-cold culprits of mucus. To prepare this delicious juice you will need two bunches of radishes, 6 stalks celery, 2 apples, 1 lemon, and 3 inches’ ginger root. Drink a cup of this juice for a week and you will feel amazing.