There are many health benefits of pineapple juice. Pineapples are rich in vitamin C, natural antioxidant and crucial in building strong immune system. Drinking one cup of pineapple juice will provide your body with 50% of the daily requirement for vitamin C intake. Pineapples are also rich in potassium, vitamin B6, and low glycemic carbohydrates, high levels of manganese.
An enzyme called bromelain is found in pineapple juice and the highest concentration is found in pineapple stem. This enzyme is used against infections, to reduce inflammations of the nose and sinuses, fever, relaxing muscles. It is often used to help digestion too. It has antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties. It is popular supplement approved in Germany for the treatment of inflammation and swelling of the nose and sinuses due to surgery or injury.
Use pineapple juice instead of cough syrup, It’s less expensive, without toxic chemicals and contains many nutrients that will help fight a cold. It will calm sore throat and helps the body to expel mucous easy. Thick mucus in your lungs or sinuses can cause spasms of coughing, sneezing and painful infections.
Do not use canned pineapples juice, the most important is to make it from fresh pineapple without adding extra sugar. Only in this way your juice will be free of preservatives, fresh, nutritious, and your body will feel all its benefits.