The 5 Best Home Remedies to Quit Smoking

While it can be very difficult to give up smoking, there are a number of effective ways to do so. And some of the best ones can actually be found in your own home. You don’t have to pay for expensive medicines or patches to try to counter the nicotine cravings. Instead, you can use items commonly found around your house to help you conquer your addiction.


We’ll cover some of the best remedies right here. Whether you are trying to combat cravings, get rid of nausea or just get the nicotine out of your system faster there is a cure right here for you.

Water

Part of the reason that nicotine is so addictive and so hard to get rid of is because it permeates your body as a toxin. It gets into your system and is very hard to get out. But water is a natural detoxifier. It will purge your system better than just about anything. And your body needs water to counteract many of the harmful effects of tobacco and nicotine.


The water helps you heal and it enables you recover from smoking while you are trying to quit. As you abandon your regular smoking habits your body will heal on its own and start to detoxify, but water gives it an extra boost, and it speeds up the process, helping you fight your addictions that much more.

Ginger

gingerAs your try to quit smoking, you will likely start to feel nauseous. This is one of the most common symptoms people experience when they try to quit. To combat that nausea, you can take ginger, either in tablets, capsules or as a tea. It will calm your stomach and help you overcome the nausea. And it might keep you from being tempted to go back to the cigarettes for relief.

Vitamins

As you fight the toxins in your body, you may feel like you need some help. Multivitamins, especially those containing Vitamins A, C, and E are excellent for repairing your body and giving it the essential nutrients it needs to expel toxins. What you are looking for as you combat your addiction is something that can ease the withdrawal symptoms and make you better able to handle your cravings. Vitamins reenergize your system and give you the strength to fight back.

Ginseng

ginsengIf you want to combat the cravings specifically, then ginseng may be the key. You can use about a spoonful of ginseng powder and add it to your juices, cereal, oatmeal or soup. It is best to take it during the morning. That way it can fight your cravings all day. If you find that it is not enough for your cravings, then you can increase your dosage or take it more frequently.


You may already be taking ginseng if you take a multivitamin, so look at what your vitamins have to see if you really need to take ginseng in addition.

Grape Juice

The biggest part of conquering your addiction and the symptoms of withdrawal is to get the toxins out of your body. Nicotine is one of those toxins, and once it is out, you should not experience any more cravings or withdrawal symptoms. Increasing your water intake is a great way to do so, but you can fight even harder by drinking grape juice daily. The acids in the juice are natural detoxifiers and they will rejuvenate your system and cleanse out the toxins faster.


It is the toxins that are causing you to feel cravings and that keep your energy levels down. By using detoxifiers you can boost your energy levels and start to feel better much faster.

19 Comments

  1. I have smoked since i was a teenager.I stopped and restarted but now i want to quit for good,Please help me my heart doctor says it can cause lung carcinoma and heart disease.He wants me to quit

  2. I quit 15 months ago with no withdrawal or any other unpleasant symptoms after over 25 years of smoking. I used special quit smoking herbal tea made by a Chinese therapist. It worked wonders,
    Cleansed my whole body system from toxins at the same time. Dranked the tea three times a day for
    five days, first time and only time with quitting success without a trip to the hospital with major withdrawal symptoms. Today I took my friend for akupuncture to quit smoking, her choice! I’m hoping it will be a success!!!

  3. hi..i see all the comments on the tea but for some reason there are no answers. I just found a chinese tea on amazon..its called triple leaf tea chinese medicinal. Its got good reviews so I’m gonna try it. I just quit today with the patch for the 20th time..lol. 2 packs a day for 37 years. I feel like i lost my best friend..i know its ridiculous..lol

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