When you first face a dry cough, the inflammation is already there causing a buildup of mucus in your chest. And that is an excess phlegm that only make things worse. From there, you only experience more unpleasant symptoms such as sleep difficulties, wheezing, and a heavily sore throat. Thus, it is all about that cough that brings up the excess phlegm from the lungs. And that’s where we need to act immediately to not lead to other serious health problems. Keep reading and see how you can homemade the perfect remedy to remove excess phlegm from the lungs.
The ingredients you will need to prepare this homemade remedy are:
– 1 tablespoon of flaxseed
– 1 tablespoon of marshmallow root
– a cup of pure maple syrup
– 1 lemon
– 1 tablespoon of sage
– a quart of water
Here’s how to prepare it easily at home:
Start off by boiling the water in a pot on the stove. Then, you should add the pure maple syrup so you can melt it in the water. Thus, keep the water on a medium heat. When you incorporate the maple syrup completely add the marshmallow root and the flaxseed. Next, cut the lemon in half, squeeze the juice from one piece and then cut the other half in pieces. Hence, add the lemon juice and slices to the pot with a tablespoon of sage. Then, let the pot still simmering on low heat for another 20 minutes. After the time is up, take it off the stove and strain the mixture to get a clear syrup.
For optimal results, you should consume one tablespoon of this homemade remedy for at least 3 times daily. This won’t probably take more than 2-3 days but you should keep taking it until your cough and phlegm is gone.