Honey Lemon Ginger Tea Recipe: The Most Delicious and Soothing Way to Cure the Cold Wenna Pang August 18, 2014 Health, Recipes Feeling under the weather? Of course, nobody enjoys being sick, but with this delicious tea remedy, you can turn that frown upside down. The best cure to drive away that horrible cold monster is a huge hot cup of sweet and soothing honey lemon ginger tea. Trust me, after a few cups of this herbal tea, your sore throat and stuffy nose will definitely thank you for the favor. Originating from China and South Asia, ginger is known to be a “superfood”, granting you medical super powers with a sip. No, I’m kidding, it’s of course not some mystical magical plant that will cure your cold in less than a second, although we all certainly wish it was. However, it does contain tons of antioxidants that reduces the risk of cancer, heart diseases, and speculated to possibly even help motion sickness. The honey of this ginger tea will definitely soothe your throat meanwhile the lemon will help clear your sinuses. The best part yet, the mixture of sweet honey, spicy ginger, and zesty lemons make for a delicious combination. A tasty and simple way to eat your medicine, pretty amazing, maybe “superfood” wasn’t an understatement after all. Honey Lemon Ginger Tea Recipe: The Most Delicious and Soothing Way to Cure the Cold 2014-04-17 03:33:50 Serves 1 Ginger Tea, a deliciously sweet and soothing way to cure your cold! Write a review Save Recipe Print Prep Time 5 min Cook Time 5 min Total Time 10 min Prep Time 5 min Cook Time 5 min Total Time 10 min Ingredients - 1 Tablespoon of grated ginger (Peeling not necessary) - 1 Tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice - 1 Tablespoon of honey (If you’ve got a sweet tooth, feel free to add more) Instructions Put the ginger in a tea pot or a medium sized bowl. Pour 1 cup of boiling water over it and let it soak for 3 minutes. Dig out your favorite huge mug and fill it with lemon juice and honey. Strain the ginger tea into your mug. Stir until all the honey is dissolved, add additional honey and lemon juice according to your own taste. Enjoy while hot and get well soon! Notes This delicious tea isn’t only for the sick days, it’s a healthy sweet alternative anytime. A Tip for the Healthy Add a shot of Whiskey to your tea, it’s definitely a fun kick that will complement the sweet taste of the honey while also bringing out the spicy taste of the ginger. By Wenna Pang Adapted from localfoods.about.com Adapted from localfoods.about.com So Good Blog http://www.sogoodblog.com/ Being healthy isn’t only for when you’re sick! Try out our vegetarian dessert even when you’re feeling all better. The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Wenna Pang A writer and photographer who's in love with new experiences, visual art, and the written word. Born and raised in Chicago, I've also spent time living in New York City, Hong Kong, and traveled throughout various places. A travel enthusiast by heart, I love roaming new places and exploring the people & food that comes with it. As an avid story teller, I love sharing my discoveries, whether it be my latest travel experience or newest food adventure. I truly believe that food is the universal factor that connects all of us, no matter how different we may be in other ways, we cannot deny that there’s at least one thing that we love to eat and that one favorite food magically and unconditionally gives us comfort and pleasure. That feeling is one of the purest forms of happiness and I’d love to share that feeling through my work Latest posts by Wenna Pang (see all) Corn Milk Recipe : How to Milk Corn on the Cob - February 11, 2015 Beef Barley Stew : See what’s Brewing - February 10, 2015 ShuMai Recipe : Have Some Dim-Sum - February 6, 2015 Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Current [email protected]* Leave this field empty Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.