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This Old Recipe Gets Rid Of Flu, Colds, Excess Mucus And Sinus Infections

This Old Recipe Gets Rid Of Flu, Colds, Excess Mucus And Sinus Infections

This Old Recipe Gets Rid Of Flu, Colds, Excess Mucus And Sinus Infections

Weather conditions and temperature changes facilitate the spread of germs and viruses. There is a high risk of having a cold, flu, sinus infections or excess mucus. In order to fight against these inflammations, we present a recipe that protects you, helps you heal, and regains your strength. It is a natural soup made from two superfoods: garlic and ginger!

If you already have a cold or flu, here's how to recognize the symptoms:
  • Cough
  • Clogged or runny nose
  • Eyes crying
  • Irritated throat
  • Sneeze
  • Earache
  • Headache
  • aches
  • Muscular weakness
  • Tired
  • Lack of appetite
  • Fever
These symptoms can last from 7 to 10 days.

This recipe helps you fight the viral infection causing colds and flu by boosting your immunity. A natural remedy that is of great help to you, thanks to the benefits of garlic and ginger.

Garlic - Health Benefits

The allicin contained in garlic has strong antimicrobial, antiviral, antifungal and antioxidant properties. Garlic lowers blood pressure, improves digestion, stimulates blood circulation and enhances immunity. If you do not like the taste of garlic, consider trying garlic supplements.

Here are the health benefits offered by garlic:
  • Regulates the blood pressure
  • Relieves allergy symptoms
  • Cleans the arteries
  • Normalizes blood glucose
  • Eliminate parasites
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Prevents weight gain
  • Soothes sore throats

Treats upper respiratory tract infections

Garlic contains nutrients that fight colds and flu. In a 12-week, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, allicin powder reduces flu and cold symptoms by 50%.

Ginger - Health Benefits

Ginger is a naturally warming food and has a pungent taste. Fresh ginger is especially good for treating colds and fever. It relieves the symptoms of arthritis and offers an anti-inflammatory effect.

Studies have shown that ginger stimulates appetite, relieves nausea, vomiting, and upset stomach, by soothing the digestive system. It is an antioxidant, antimicrobial and antifungal agent.

Ginger and garlic soup against the flu

This recipe is based on two super foods and relieves the symptoms of colds, flu and sinus infections.

  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 50 g grated ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 7 cups chicken broth. (vegetarians can use vegetable broth)
  • 1 chopped cayenne pepper


Sauté the onions, garlic and ginger in a large saucepan over low heat for about 2 minutes. Add the 7 cups broth and bring the liquid to a boil. Simmer until the ingredients are softened. Add the chilli and let simmer for another 5 minutes. Serve with warm, crisp bread.


If you do not like spicy food, use cinnamon instead of chilli. You can also add carrots. Simmer until tender, and puree the soup with a blender.

Mushrooms, broccoli and chicken can also be added. Vegetarians can use beans instead of chicken. This is a complete meal. Brown rice and quinoa also work well with this recipe.

Warnings :

Garlic is not to be consumed before and after surgery, because of its anticoagulant effect which can increase bleeding. Garlic is also contraindicated for people with porphyria, a rare disease of blood metabolism.

Ginger is to be avoided for people with diabetes or weak, and for pregnant or lactating women.