We are sure you already know that tobacco cigarettes are extremely bad for your lungs. Tobacco is so bad that it is one of the deadliest killers around many parts of the world.
If you have recently quit smoking, or have reduced the number of cigarettes you smoke significantly, it is a good idea to start cleaning your lungs of excessive nicotine and tar collected.
Below are just some of the natural ways you can use to start cleaning your lungs immediately for better stamina, breathing and overall health.
Oranges are packed with something called cryptoxanthin and vitamin c which are both important for your lungs.
Cryptoxanthin helps prevent cancer while Vitamin C helps the lungs to effectively transport oxygen to different parts of your body.
You may even consume the extract of orange peel which has a cleansing effect on the lungs and can help in breaking down congestion.
Since its winters, oranges are abundantly available in Pakistan. Go out and grab tons of them.
Exercising regularly is one of the best ways to clean your lungs of nicotine and tar. Try to go out once in a day to do a little bit of brisk walking or jogging if you can manage.
If this isn’t your cup of tea, try doing breathing exercises. There are tons of breathing exercises available on YouTube. Have a look at them and start learning how to do breathing meditation.
Increase Vitamin Intake
Smoking cigarettes cause Vitamin E, C, and A levels to drop down.
Vitamin A helps in maintaining your lungs and keeps them working perfectly. Hence increasing the amount of vitamin A in your diet will gradually help in improving lung function.
Many fruits contain important vitamins and minerals. Eat them regularly to clear your lungs.
Try this secret recipe
Here is a homemade recipe you can try which can help in clearing your lungs.
- 1 tiny piece of ginger root
- 2 tsp of turmeric powder
- 4 glasses of water
- 1 Clove of garlic
- Brown sugar (to taste)
Mix them together and put them on the stove and bring it to boil. Remove from heat and let it cool down. Store it in the fridge and consume two tablespoons in the morning and two in the night.
Drink ginger tea
Ginger has long been used as an herbal remedy in China. It has been proven to defend against many diseases. Try drinking ginger root tea which will instantly help you facilitate in breathing. Increased usage will get rid of toxins in your lungs.
Ginger will also help expand your lungs and reduce mucus. This will ultimately improve blood circulation to your lungs.
It’s never too late to stop smoking. Start today, eat right and follow these steps and your lungs will be healthier than ever.
Just remember, there is nothing more important in the world than your own health.