Pineapple Juice More Effective Than Cough Syrup

Pineapple Juice for cough


Pineapple juice is wonderful for cough and sore throat.

Mixture of pineapple juice with raw honey, pepper and salt work extremely well to dissolve mucus and soothe a persistent cough. Patients recovered up to 5 times quicker with this natural remedy compared to cough syrup. (1)

It is always better to go natural and avoid the harmful side effects of commercially available cough syrups.


Fresh pineapples contain a substance known as bromelain. It is a specific type of enzyme that has anti-infammatory characteristics which can combat infections and eradicate bacteria.

Drinking pineapple juice will help expel mucus out from lungs.

One cup of pure pineapple juice contains about:

33 mg of calcium

30 mg of magnesium

25 mg of vitamin C

0.78 mg of iron

It is also a good source of vitamin A, thiamin, riboflavin, vitamin B-6, folate, pantothenic acid, manganese and potassium.

Pineapple Juice Remedy For Persistent Cough

It is best to make your own juice. Most commercially available brands contain too much sugar, added flavors and are low in the real fruit.

Recipe by Natural News Blogs


1/3 of a pineapple (it makes 1 cup of fresh juice)

¼ cup fresh lemon juice

1 piece of ginger (about 3 inches)

1 tablespoon raw honey

½ teaspoon cayenne pepper

pinch of salt


  1. Wash and remove the skin from the pineapple and lemons.
  2. Blend or juice pineapple, lemons and ginger.
  3. Mix in honey, salt and pepper.
  4. Take ¼ cup of this remedy up to 3 times a day.

I usually blend all ingredients using Vitamix Professional Series 750.

Please note, honey should not be given to young infants under one year old, as honey can cause botulism in babies. Although it is rare, it can cause a serious paralytic disease.

In some instances, a cough can be the symptom of a more serious condition that can only be identified by a qualified health care provider.

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