The Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 discovered recently in December 2019 causes severe acute respiratory syndrome.
It gained the attention of all Nations after it declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on March 12, 2020.
Currently, no treatment has proved to be effective in treating infected patients of COVID-19.
Why Natural Honey during coronavirus pandemic?
Researchers consider Natural Honey a good alternative as an anti-viral drug for the treatment of some viral infections.
Since ages, Natural Honey is well known for its extremely healthy properties in boosting immunity.
Use of Natural Honey not only boost the immunity but also it’s antioxidant and antimicrobial properties help in preventing and managing symptoms of COVID-19.
Honey had been considered previously as an alternate for acyclovir (an anti-viral drug) as the treatment for herpes simplex virus-1 (HSV-1).
In addition, It demonstrated a significant anti-viral effect against varicella-zoster virus (VZV).
According to Public Health England (PHE) and The National Institue for Care and Excellence, honey should be used as the first choice of treatment for acute cough caused by upper respiratory tract infection.
Unfortunately, this is a cornerstone symptom in COVID-19 highly infectious disease.
How to use honey during coronavirus pandemic?
In order to strengthen the immunity, honey is included as an essential ingredient in various home remedies.
Honey is a natural ingredient. One should always consider adding it in the regular diet for various health benefits.
Especially, while suffering from common cough and cold honey should be the first choice of treatment.
Following is an effective remedy. This remedy can be given to any age group of people including children as an immunity booster drink.
Ginger, Pepper, Lemon, Honey Drink ( Immunity Boosting Drink ):
Homemade Immunity Booster Benefits:
It is a home remedy using simple kitchen ingredients.
This drink contains antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Indeed, these ingredients, provide relief from bacterial infections and more importantly, strengthen the digestion system.
These foods are very effective in dealing with health issues, for example, fever, cold and cough.
Herbs like ginger and black peppercorns have anti-inflammatory properties too.
When all these benefits are available in one easy-to-make drink, likewise it is wise to try it once.
Moreover, It is also a better option for kids who will run away to drink those bitter and strong juices.
How to make this drink For Flu And Immunity:
1. Take half tbsp. Black peppercorns.
2. 1 tbsp. grated ginger.
3. 1 tbsp. honey.
4. 1 tbsp. lemon juice.
5. One glasses of water.
1. Crush black peppercorns and mix them with grated ginger. Take them in equal quantity.
2. Pour honey into the mixture and mix it well.
3. Add one glass of boiled water into the mixture.
4. Add a few drops of lemon juice in the mixture as per the taste.
5. After that, Mix it well and drink it warm.
6. Repeat the process every hour.
Ultimately, This drink provides instant relief for sore throat and runny nose.
All things considered, this simple home remedy is very effective in controlling COVID-19 related symptoms. In brief, all the ingredients are easily available in the kitchen and have no side effects. It is worth trying!