It’s stressful managing fear and all the news about the COVID-19 pandemic racing around the world. One of the first symptoms of the flu is a sore throat. Usually caused by viruses and infections, suffering from a sore throat can get very irritating as it burns and you also face difficulty swallowing your food.
However, you can cure this condition by trying one of these natural remedies. This ginger-lemon tea remedy actually works, and not just as a home remedy for a sore throat. Designed to soothe plus heal, these ingredients will actually shorten the life of your cold.
Ginger and Lemon
Ginger is a member of the same plant family as cardamom and turmeric. It originated in China and India, where it was used as a tonic that was believed to have healing abilities. In medieval times, the spice trade carried ginger to Europe, where it was even used in candies.
Lemons are well known around the world for their sharp, sour flavor and for being an excellent source of vitamin C and antioxidants. Lemons have been used both as a flavoring and as a main ingredient in many teas.
- Take a pot, and put half a cup of water, 2 spoonfuls of fresh-squeezed lemon (or lime) juice, and 4 tablespoons of honey.
- Honey has an excellent antibacterial action that helps the sick and sore throat.
- Then add a teaspoon of ground ginger and half teaspoon ground cloves.
- Mix well.
- Your homemade throat remedy is ready. Take 3 tablespoons of this remedy daily.
Sore throat tea with ginger and lemon is a warming, soothing drink that will comfort your throat and still taste amazing with a little honey. So there you have it! A delicious cup filled with good-for-you and good for your throat ingredients. And let’s hope we feel better soon!