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By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: April 29, 2020 9:10:05 am
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Some respiratory ailments are caused due to the development of mucous in the lungs. While there are numerous medical remedies, it is always a good idea to also look at natural ways to keep such issues at bay and boost one’s immunity. And what if these remedies are right in your kitchen? Lifestyle coach Luke Coutinho, who often speaks about strengthening immunity by tweaking one’s lifestyle habits, recently shared a recipe of an immunity booster that had our attention.

Here’s what he said.

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Woke up earlier today ….got myself a 20 minute sunbath ……picked some fresh tulsi leaves from the garden and put this together …. Make this powerful immune boosting concoction at home …use it for kids over 2 , and everyone else ….to strengthen the lungs and break down mucus add 1 tbsp of methi seeds to boil as well ….consume atleast 250 mo twice a day …..when boiled , simmer , pour , squeeze lemon and enjoy #lemon #cinnamon #garlic #ginger #tulsileaves add to two litres water and boil and then simmer for 3 to 4 mins …can store all day out of fridge …best sipped warm ….your immunity is to be first and last line of defence of the human body …look after it and invest in it #immunity #thenewreligionlifestyle #holistichealth #homemade

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“Woke up earlier today ….got myself a 20 minute sunbath ……picked some fresh tulsi leaves from the garden and put this together …. Make this powerful immune boosting concoction at home.”

Here’s how he made it.

Ingredients

4 – Garlic cloves
1 – Lemon, 2 halves
1 inch – Ginger
1 inch – Cinnamon stick
Few tulsi leaves
1tbsp – Methi seeds
2l – Water

Method

*Crush garlic and ginger together.
*Boil water. Add all ingredients except lemon. Once boiled, simmer for sometime and then squeeze lemon. Sip 250ml twice a day.

Here’s what Countinho had to say about the immunity-boosting concoction

*Kids above the age of two years and everyone else can consume it to strengthen the lungs.

*He suggesting adding one tablespoon of methi seeds to the boil to break down mucous,.

*While the drink can be stored all day at room temperature, it is best sipped warm, he said.

Why should you have it?

“Your immunity is to be first and last line of defence of the human body, look after it and invest in it,” he said.

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