Sore throat? Try this!

Asian pears can build lung qi and soothe sore throat and dry cough

Feeling "a cold coming on"? Try this soothing and immune boosting recipe to combat sore throat!

Sore Throat? Try this!

Feeling “a cold coming on”? Try this soothing and immune boosting recipe to combat sore throat!

Dry Cough Pear & Almond Soup

  • 5 ripe Asian pears
  • 4 handful of almonds
  • 2 quarts of water
  • honey
  • fresh mint leaves

Cut pears in half and remove stem and seeds. Chop into small pieces. Place four handfuls of almonds and fruit in water. Bring to boil, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat. Add honey and mint to taste. Drink one to two cups daily to enhance the Lung function and prevent dry coughs and soothe sore throat.

At Starting Point Acupuncture, we specialize in chronic and complex conditions such as neuropathy, fibromyalgia, migraines, and infertility. However, we commonly do help many people with natural immune support, digestive health, and natural ways to improve sleep. To schedule an appointment or for more information, please call (425) 686-4498 or visit:

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Dr. Ellie Heintze, ND, LAc

  • Master’s Degree in Acupuncture
    Bastyr University
  • Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine
    Bastyr University
  • Master’s Degree in Chemistry
    Northern Arizona University
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