You will get rid of persistent cough in a day, eat Oranges cooked in steam like this
Cough is such a problem, which bothers everyone, children and elders, during the winter season. Persistent cough not only causes problems like sore throat and prickling in the chest, but also affects your daily activities. If cough comes more or comes for a long time, then the person starts getting confused and annoyed. But do you know that you can cure this cough in just one day and that too very easily? Yes, Oranges will help you in this task. Orange is a very good source of Vitamin C, you all know this. But along with its fruit, few people know about how beneficial its peel can be.
Orange peel is very beneficial
The fibrous network in the inner part of the orange peel is called Albedo. Bioflavonoids such as rutin, hesperidin, diosmetin, diosmin and quercetin are found in these fibers. Apart from this, orange peel is rich in vitamin C and fiber. Along with this, an antioxidant called pectin is also found, which reduces cholesterol.
If you are troubled by continuous cough, then we are telling you –
Very easy home remedy to cure cough, cook Orange in steam like this
First of all, take some water in a bowl and add 1 teaspoon of salt to it.
Soak an orange in this water for 20 minutes.
After this, take out the orange and cut its top part up to 1/2 centimeter, but do not throw it away. This will act as the cap of the orange.
Now make several holes in the upper part of the orange (in the pulp ie pulp part) with the help of a fork. Now put half a teaspoon of salt in the upper part of this orange where the hole has been made.
So that the salt melts and goes inside the orange easily.
Now put the upper cut part of the orange back on top of it.
Place this orange in an empty bowl.
You can keep this bowl in a steamer or you can steam it by filling water in the cooker.
Eat it hot after being cooked in steam for 15-20 minutes.
If the orange becomes juicy, take out its juice and drink it and eat the pulp.
Why steamed Orange is beneficial in cough
Let us tell you that vitamin C gets destroyed after being cooked at high temperature. Still, steamed oranges are beneficial in curing cough because the flavonoids present in Albedo have been found to be very beneficial in curing cough and cold. When you cook oranges in steam by adding salt in the special way mentioned above, these bioflavonoids come out of the peel and dissolve in the juice and pulp. That’s why eating it cures your cough problem.
However, it is worth noting here that cough is a kind of sign, which can be a sign of some serious disease other than cold. Therefore, if you have a cough for more than 3 days continuously, consult a doctor and get it checked.
Reference – Sukh Sagar Trust