9 steps to drive nicotine out of your lungs


‘Smoking is injurious to health’. The statutory warning is displayed on top of cigarette packets as well as before the start and the intervals at multiplexes. But do they really help? Well, some may agree while others may disagree. Regular smoking and deposition of Tar causes much damage to our lungs.

Here are some simple steps through which you can clean your lungs out of the toxic nicotine.

Avoid eating dairy products.

Get rid of all the dairy products you have in your meal. This will help your body release the toxin during the cleaning process.

Green Tea

A cup of herbal green tea before bed helps to release toxins in the intestine. Do not put extra load on your lungs during the purification process.

Have Lemons

Take a glass of warm water and add quarter cup of lemon juice and drink it before starting your day. One can also opt for a glass of pineapple or cranberry juice instead of lemon juice.

Drink Carrot Juice

Drink a glass of carrot juice between breakfast and lunch. This will alkalise your body for the detoxification process.

Have Potassium rich foods

Have potassium rich foods or drinks to clean your lungs. Oranges, Chikoo, banana, sweet potato, carrots, tomatoes, spinach, apricots, figs, dates and berries are all rich in potassium.


Ginger helps unclogging the respiratory tract and eliminates toxins from the lungs. The best way to consume ginger is to chew it raw or having ginger tea.

Have pineapple juice

Drink pineapple juice before going to bed. It fights infection causing bacteria in the lungs.


Practice deep breathing for half an hour daily. It will flush out impurities from the lungs.

Quit Smoking

The best step to save your lungs is by quitting smoke. Once you have done that you have less risk of having lung infections and lung cancer.

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