With the onset of winter and cold temperatures, our bodies need extra vitamins to keep away from colds and flu.
The Altiplano of Granada and its villages are recording the lowest temperatures these weeks, reaching -7 degrees Celsius, the mornings are cold in the fields of our farmers, which dawn with heavy frosts.
At Farmers Farm, we have the best products to combat the cold and provide the vitamin we need with our seasonal citrus fruits such as oranges and lemons from our young farmers. Products that we have in season and that together with the pure honey of our beekeeper Diego, so that you can make the most of them, we would like to share with you some home-made and 100% natural tricks:
🍯🍋 Honey with lemon: mix the juice of half a lemon with a spoonful of honey, it helps to relieve the dryness of the throat. Lemon is a citrus fruit that contains vitamin C and helps the immune system function. Honey is a natural antibiotic that helps prevent possible infections.
🍊 Natural orange juice: The orange contains an abundant juice composed of sugars, citric acid, vitamins (mainly C), calcium, phosphorus, iron, potassium, sodium… This juice prevents poor appetite, tiredness, rheumatic complaints and prevents respiratory tract diseases. For this reason, oranges are considered to strengthen the body’s natural defences. To obtain the maximum nutritional power, it is recommended to consume it within three hours of preparation.
🥄🍯 Spoonful of honey for dry cough: If we take into account the properties and benefits of the bee sweetener, it is logical to think that a large part of the home remedies with honey focus on throat ailments. It is a very practical remedy for dry coughs, as it softens the throat, protects it and also moisturises it.
At Farmers we invite you to try these home remedies with 100% natural products and share them with us.