Even with stations where they can be handles with more ease, illnesses such as flu, coughs or colds can be easily contracted in any occasion or moment. Fortunately, there are several ways to prevent this type of contagious disease, is avoiding environments more conducive to them, or strengthening the body.
There are several ways to increase the immunity and there are several home remedies that in addition to cheap, are very simple to be prepared.
Common, mainly in the Northeast region of the country, the lambedor is a kind of syrup made via vegetables or herbs, water and sugar or honey. They can be made to cure various types of illness, being in a large majority of diseases that affect the respiratory system.
A great lambedor for the diseases mentioned above is the carrot, because it is rich in nutrients that will do more than just treat the disease. Check out the following benefits of this vegetable and how to prepare a syrup home with him.
One of the vegetable more popular, the carrot is much used in the preparation of not only salads, but also stews and even cakes. Very versatile, the root can be consumed in their natural state or cooked, the traditional way or in the steam. She is a great source of fiber, vitamins (A, B2, B3 and C) and minerals (phosphorus, iron, magnesium, potassium, calcium and sodium).
Its orange color is thanks to a substance called beta-carotene, which is also present in other vegetables such as pumpkin, apricot and papaya. Very in addition to the pigment, beta-carotene is a powerful antioxidant that acts by protecting cells against the action of oxidant of free radicals. In addition to help the skin to stay young for a longer time, this substance helps prevent various types of cancers.
By having low-calorie and a great source of fiber, the carrot is a good food to include in weight loss diets, because their consumption increases the feeling of satiety and about 100 grams of the same have only 50 calórias.
in Addition to all this, the carrot is able to treat colds, coughs and flu; prevent ulcers, rheumatism and urinary infections; helps to strengthen teeth, bones and joints, regulates the PH of the body, stimulates the immune system and improves vision.
Lambedor de cenoura
- 6 carrots, medium;
- 1 cup (tea) of honey;
- 2 tablespoons (soup) of drinking water.
Prepare and use
Wash well the carrots and then cut them into small pieces and light up the blender or processor along with the tablespoons of water, to which may be made of a uniform paste with the vegetable.
then grab the carrot, wrap it in a clean cloth and start tightening so that you can remove all the liquid part of the pope. After this, just put the juice in the pan, add the honey and turn on the fire.
When the compound begins to boil, if you watch out until it is the consistency more dense, like a syrup and then turn off the heat. Finally, take the lambedor and place in a glass jar with a seal.
The use of the lambedor is not recommended for children under two years of age, but for those that are larger, the ideal is to consume three teaspoons of the drug per day. To adults it is recommended the consumption of three spoons (soup) on a daily basis.