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Last Updated: Aug 29, 2019

Air Pollution - How Can Lung Tea Keep You Safe This Diwali?

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Dr. Arun KumarGeneral Physician • 9 Years Exp.MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
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Air Pollution has been the most concerning topic nowadays. The presence of chemicals in the air cause not just global warming but also affect the quality of our life. The winter season along with Diwali festival is coming up and people are going to encounter fog and pollution together, which can cause hazardous health effects. You must have heard about smog which is also a type of air pollutant. We become the victim of this every Diwali season.

Just like every year, we are going to put our faces into this smog. The smog is going from bad to worse. This may cause some serious issues to our lungs. People find it difficult to breathe in this air as the smog causes headache and other health problems such as mucus, burning sensation and redness in our eyes. Even minor exposure can lead to great health issues. It is dreadful for children and old people with respiratory diseases.

Our most lovable festival has already brought up joy among families. With this happiness, our health gets upset hearing words like pollution in the air. Crackers are also playing a role in this.

Thankfully, there is a Magical Lung Tea to protect yourself from this pollution. This is a homemade tea that can save you from many health problems.

About The Lung Tea:

The aforementioned ‘Magic Lung Tea’ can be prepared at home easily using herbs and spices which you may easily find in your kitchen. The herbs like ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, etc., will help you prepare this tea. It can purify your lungs and boost your health.

How To Make The Lung Tea?

To prepare this tea, you need to gather all your ingredients like ginger, cinnamon, garlic, Tulsi and jaggery (to add little sweetness). Then, boil 2 cups of water for 10 minutes. After that, add these herbs to boiled water, stir and then sip it. It will not just help to protect the lungs, but also provide other health benefits like relief in cough, cold and swelling of the glands.

How Does It Keep You Safe From Air Pollution?

It has been an ancient knowledge that certain herbs are very useful for our body. Using Ginger juice once or thrice a day can cure your breathing problems like cold, cough, and infections. Cinnamon helps you in fighting bacterial and fungal infections. Raw garlic can cure lung infections. You may also drink garlic tea. Tulsi is rich in antioxidants. Drinking Tulsi tea can cure your respiratory illness and save you from the effects of smog. Jaggery is one of the best cleansing ingredients which you can use easily. It cleans the intestines and food pipe also.

Some Other Food Items That Help In Fighting Air Pollution:

Apart from drinking this tea, you may also look at some other food items which can prevent you from pollution. These are nuts, orange, spinach, turmeric, and Tomatoes.

  • Walnut: It is a rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids. It is very helpful and can be taken anywhere. It helps in fighting asthma and respiratory conditions. It keeps your lungs healthy.

  • Orange: Orange juice provides vitamin C, which keeps the skin free from fungi. You can also have orange peel tea or add this fruit to your breakfast.

  • Spinach: It lowers the risk of lung cancer. It detoxes the body from all pollutants.

  • Turmeric: It is rich in curcumin. You can use turmeric with honey. It has been in use since many years to clean and purify lungs.

  • Tomatoes: Tomatoes also work effectively to keep your respiratory system protected from illness.

Other Ways To Combat Air Pollution This Diwali:

Diwali lights up our houses and puts everyone into a delightful mood. Make sure you are not ruining your health and becoming a victim of pollution. In addition to the home remedies mentioned above, you may try other ways too to stay safe.

  • Don't use crackers to raise pollution. Decorate your home, bring it to the light.

  • Save the environment, do eco-friendly activities on this Diwali.

  • Check daily air pollution levels before stepping out of home or workplace.

  • Cover your nostrils by wearing a suitable mask.

  • Add more food in your list that beats air pollution, and boosts immunity.

  • Don’t roam outside unless it is necessary.

  • Reduce the usage of private transport. Use public transport as much as possible.

  • Clean your home properly to prevent yourself from dust particles.

  • Plant more trees around you.

  • Reduce industrial pollution.

Diwali is the favourite festival for most of us. It brings happiness. To experience this joy, one has to make sure that he/she stays fit. Using home remedies are an easy and effective option. Do give a shot to this Magical lung tea which can help you remain safe even when air pollution is high.

Be safe this Diwali!


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