Fruits For Cough

In cold winter, sudden cough symptoms often get you very upset. Except for those medications, some fruits can also help you reduce the symptoms of cough quickly. The general fruit remedy rules is: Eating more pears in all occasions, eating oranges in case of sore throat, eating apricots and bananas in case of dry cough symptoms.

If you have coughing symptoms with asthma or coughing without phlegm, some consumption of apricots might be helpful to relieve your symptoms. The main reason for this is because there is amygdalin contained in apricot which has anti-asthmatic properties. The almond in the apricots have a strong functionality to relieve cough and asthma symptoms quickly and effectively. In addition, in case of dry cough symptoms, eating some bananas or pineapples can also be helpful as an axillary treatment.

If cough is accompanied by a sore throat, this indicates a cough with some symptoms of inflammation. Consumption of some oranges will be helpful for the treatment. The essential oil and limonene contained in oranges can increase respiratory mucous secretions and relieve bronchial spasms. Also, orange skins contain some substances which is similar to vitamin. This substance has anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic properties which will help the immune system of the human body to fight against bacteria.

In case of the early stage of the chronic cough which have a large amount of phlegm, eating some pears will be very helpful. This is because that pears contain some glucoside, tannic acid and other ingredients which are decrease the amount of phlegm. Apart from that, patients can also eat some loquat due to the antitussive and expectorant properties of amygdalin contained in loquat. Some extract made from loquat fruits can effectively prevent the formation of phlegm and stop coughing quickly.

Image provided By Keith Weller, USDA ARS [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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