Post-Diwali Pollution in Delhi: 5 ways to naturally detoxify your lungs?
Smog and bad air quality have now become a custom for people of Delhi once the Diwali is over. But who is responsible for this? The answer is obvious, ‘We the people of Delhi’. The air quality of Delhi remained ‘Very Poor’. Well, the air quality has improved significantly over the previous year. According to experts, it is good that the air quality is not as bad as last year. But there is nothing to celebrate about it. As per the National Air Quality Index, the AQI of Delhi was 400 ( severe) & in Ghaziabad it was 446 ( very severe). No matter what is the Air quality, we all need to step out for work, right? In that case, here is how you can detoxify your lungs naturally.
1. Take Steam
To combat deadly pollution in Delhi, take steam. It opens the airways and helps the lungs to drain the mucus. Steam improves breathing and loosens the mucus inside. It gives instant relief from difficulty in breathing.
2. 2-3 Cups of Green Tea
There are multiple benefits of Green Tea. It comes really handy when the air quality is bad outside. Drinking 2-3 cups of Green Tea can help you to cleanse your lungs naturally. Notably, Green Tea has antioxidants that help in reducing inflammation in the lungs. According to a study, adults who drank 2 cups of green tea every day had better lung function.
3. Lemon Water
Lemon has citric acid & vitamin c in lemons help in boosting immunity. Starting your day with lemon water can keep you protected from the harmful pollutants in the air.
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4. Breathing exercise for your lungs
Breathing exercises can be really helpful to combat pollution. Deep breathing, belly breathing –can improve lung function, especially for people suffering from any kind of respiratory problems.
5. Tulsi Juice
Drink Tulsi Juice, you can also add it in your regular drinking water and keep it sipping the entire day. Tulsi is known for its medicinal properties and it will keep your respiratory tract clear.
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