We all know pineapple as an oval shaped, waxy skin, tropical plant which has a lot of hexagonal parts that look like a scale. Oddly enough, despite the shape and size, each pineapple has the exact number of hexagonal parts on it. It has a few pointy leaves on the top and is yellow. The look, however, isn’t the coolest thing about it.
Pineapple is high in vitamin B1, C, and smaller quantities of B2, B3, B5 and B6. It has decent amounts of copper, magnesium, potassium, manganese, dietary fiber, folic acid, and beta-carotene, as well.
The pineapple’s most incredible power is its bromelain content, an enzyme that offers a wide specter of health benefits. For example, it helps regulate and neutralize body fluids and it boosts the secretion of hormones in the pancreas.
It has proven to help with inflammation, atherosclerosis, blood clotting, and hypertension, maintain bone and vision health, improve digestion, immunity, respiration and treat sore throat.
A few of hours before eating the fruit pull out the leaves and turn it upside down. Place it in the fridge in this manner this so that the bottom distributes throughout the whole pineapple fruit. Preserve it in an airtight container and soak it in its juice to salvage its juiciness. If stored like this, it will manage to stay fresh for up to an entire week in the refrigerator.
Note: Diabetics and individuals with low blood sugar level ought not to consume pineapple because of its sweet taste.
PINEAPPLE COUGH SUPPRESSANT RECIPE
-A cup of fresh pineapple juice
-¼ cup of fresh lemon juice
-1 tbsp Maple syrup
-½ tsp cayenne pepper
-1 piece of ginger
Mix all the ingredients and consume ¼ a cup, two to three times a day.