Lemon and Ginger Tea Cold Remedy

This lemon and ginger tea is an excellent remedy for colds and flu. We're not claiming to have a cure for the common cold but there is something very comforting about it. The lemon and ginger are very good for you, the honey gives you a boost whilst fact it is hot is very soothing.

AuthorJamesCategoryDifficultyBeginner

We're not claiming to have a cure for the common cold but there is something very comforting about this when you've a cold.

lemon ginger cold remedy
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time5 minsTotal Time10 mins
 Half a lemon
 A thumb sized piece of peeled ginger shaved with a vegetable peeler
 Squeeze of honey - manuka ideally
1

Boil a kettle of water

2

Put a little of the boiling water in the teapot to warm it through and then pour away

3

Add the ingredients to the teapot and top up with boiling water

4

Stir very well, squeezing the lemons with the back of the spoon to get all of the juice and flavour

5

Pour into a mug and enjoy

It is equally enjoyed by the kids when they are under the weather and they enjoy helping to make it - especially squashing the ingredients in the teapot!

Variations

Adults might like to add something a little stronger, such as little whiskey, to the cup before adding the tea. I'm positive this aids recovery, honestly! Just remember to enjoy it responsibly!

Ingredients

 Half a lemon
 A thumb sized piece of peeled ginger shaved with a vegetable peeler
 Squeeze of honey - manuka ideally

Directions

1

Boil a kettle of water

2

Put a little of the boiling water in the teapot to warm it through and then pour away

3

Add the ingredients to the teapot and top up with boiling water

4

Stir very well, squeezing the lemons with the back of the spoon to get all of the juice and flavour

5

Pour into a mug and enjoy

Lemon and Ginger Tea Cold Remedy

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