Smoking is one of the worst habits one can have and cancer is one of the deadliest diseases it may cause. If you cannot say ‘no’ to cigarettes, here are some useful ways to clear your lungs from tar and reduce the risk of infections and diseases.
Although there is no magic that will cleanse your respiratory tract of nicotine, tar and other toxic chemicals found in cigarettes, some foods can sure improve your condition and help you cleanse your lungs.
Here are the top nicotine cleaners:
It is rich in beta cryptoxanthin, an antioxidant that is believed to protect against lung cancer. Fresh organic corn is the best option.
Selenium has strong antioxidant properties and it is highly concentrated in Brazil nuts. Eat more grains, because they are also high in selenium.
Onion is also great when it comes to cleansing your lungs. It is commonly used as a prevention against diseases, including lung infections. In cancer patients it prevents cancer growth.
Ginger is a miracle food and medicine. It provides strong protection against malignant diseases and eliminates toxins from lungs. Ginger tea eases breathing, and shredded ginger can be added to many dishes.
Oranges are rich in cryptoxanthin. It provides a strong prevention against lung cancer.
Nettle is loaded with iron and it is an amazing lung disinfectant. It is successfully used in the treatment of infections.
Pine needle tea is commonly used as a mouthwash or gargling agent, but it also aids in the fight against lung cancer.