Top Five remedies to quit smoking

In recent times, due to stress, peer pressure and a few other factors, smoking cigarette has become a common habit among a lot of people especially those who are in their teens. 

A large number of smokers often times do not realise the negative effects of smoking on their body. Those who smoke are prone to health consequences like mouth cancer, lung cancer, bladder cancer, stomach cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Cancer of the oesophagus, it will also change your senses of taste and smell, reduces energy levels, at a greater risk of depression, gum diseases and fertility issues.

However, it is definitely challenging to quit smoking but it is not impossible. One must realise that it is never too late to stop this life threatening habit. Here are a few home remedies to quit smoking, implement them in your daily routine and notice significant changes.  

1.    Oats- Oats are known for their health benefits, they help in lowering bad cholesterol which will further help in reducing stress. As a result this will eventually reduce craving for smoking. Oats also aid in flushing out harmful toxins from the body.


2.    Ginger- One of the most common symptoms that people experience right after they quit smoke is nausea. In order to get rid of nausea, you should take a ginger. This could be taken in the form of tea, capsules or just by itself. Ginger also provides instant relief in your stomach. This popular home remedy might help you from being tempted to go back to smoking. 


3.    Licorice- Another well-known remedy to refrain from this habit is whenever you feel the need to smoke, chew a licorice stick. This is an excellent substitute for cigarettes. The licorice stick also helps to regulate the digestive system.


4.    Grape juice- In order to quit smoking, first you must get rid of toxins like nicotine from your body. Drinking grape juice will aid in flushing out the nicotine. Hence in order to refrain from cigarettes make sure you drink grape juice. 

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5.    Radish + Honey- Radish is also an effective ingredient to help one quit smoking. It is reduces the acidity of the body due to inhaling the harmful substances. Take one Radish and extract the juice out of it and in this mix honey for effective results. This is also one of the best remedies for chain smokers.


-Akhila Kakarala
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