Honey, ginger & lemon tea – cold remedy

Try this warm, soothing drink next time you have a cold or anytime for a great pick-me-up. Lemon, ginger and honey have long been used in home remedies as they all have cold fighting properties and taste great together! Doctors recommend drinking lots of fluids when you have a cold – by adding these powerful natural ingredients, you can help ease cold symptoms and fight the cold itself while you stay hydrated.

Honey ginger lemon tea - cold remedy

Lemon

  • High in vitamin C (helps boost immune system)
  • Anti-inflammatory (soothes sore throat)
  • Relieves congestion (can help break down phlegm)

Ginger

  • Promotes perspiration – to help cleanse your body and regulate temperature
  • Antiseptic (helps shorten duration of cold)
  • Anti-inflammatory (soothes sore throat)
  • May help reduce nausea and relieve coughing

Honey

Honey, ginger & lemon tea - cold remedy

Honey ginger lemon tea - cold remedy

By Carrie Published: March 27, 2012

  • Yield: 1 cup (1 Servings)
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Ready In: 10 mins

Try this warm, soothing drink next time you have a cold or anytime for a great pick-me-up. Lemon, ginger and honey have long been used …

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients into a strainer inside a tea pot. Allow to brew for about 5 minutes.
  2. Pour into a tea cup or thermos. Sip on this warming tea to help soothe a sore throat, relieve congestion and ease other cold symptoms.

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Hope this makes you feel better whenever you’ve got a cold!

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