The pineapple is a tropical plant with edible multiple fruit consisting of coalesced berries, also called pineapples, and the most economically significant plant in the Bromeliaceae family.
Aside from the interesting story and appearance of this fruit, it is also a storehouse of huge health benefits due to its wealth of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals, including potassium, copper, manganese, calcium, magnesium, vitamin C, beta carotene, thiamin, B6, and folate, as well as soluble and insoluble fiber.
Bromelain is a complex mixture of substances that can be extracted from the stem and core fruit of the pineapple. Among dozens of components known to exist in this crude extract, the best studied components are a group of protein-digesting enzymes (called cysteine proteinases).
Unlike other fruit juices, pineapple juice is so sweet that often no sugar needs to be added. In fact, the only substance that is normally added to it is ascorbic acid, also known as vitamin C. This is added to protect color and flavor.
Pineapples are a funny-looking fruit with a serious impact on health, and their health and medicinal benefits include their ability to improve respiratory health, cure coughs and colds, improve digestion, help you lose weight, strengthen bones, improve oral health, boost eye health, reduce inflammation, prevent cancer, increase heart health, fight off infections and parasites, improve the immune system, and increase circulation.
Pineapple Cough Syrup Suppressant
- 1 cup fresh pineapple
- ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
- 1 piece of raw ginger (about 1 ½ tablespoon)
- 1 tablespoon raw, unfiltered honey
- ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
Combine all ingredients in a blender or stir until well combined in a glass. Take ¼ cup, 2-3 times each day, and repeat recipe daily.
Refrigeration does not affect its nutrition so after you cut open your pineapple.
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