If you cleanse your lungs out of toxins and harmful compounds you will lower the risk of getting cancer, expand your lung capacity and you will also improve the overall respiratory tract health.
Watercress is believed to be great lung cleansing plant, according to a lot of doctors worldwide. This plant can be used for making soup, which will really help in the lungs cleansing process. You may double the watercress’ health benefits if you eat this soup two to three times a month, especially if you are a smoker.
Watercress soup recipe:
- 2.2 lbs / 1 kg of watercress
- 2 cups of dates
- 2 cups of water
Method of preparation:
Put all of the ingredients in a bowl and put the bowl on low fire. As soon as the water starts to boil lower the fire and stir it for at least four hours. If foam appears on the surface of the soup remove it with a spoon. When the soup is ready, adjust it with your taste by adding spices. Rice is the perfect combination with this soup, so we suggest you to serve it that way.
In order to prepare this recipe as it should be prepared you need to pay attention and use the exact right amount of the ingredients and another thing -- cook for at least 4 hours. The preparation of the soup may be pretty long but it is worth waiting because the health benefits for detoxifying the lungs are irreplaceable.
Source: Healthy Food House