Herbal tea to soothe sore throat and flu

Herbal tea to soothe sore throat and flu

Lahore (Web Desk): It’s cold and flu season again and if you feel a scratch in your throat or flu, taking this hydrating homemade tea that will ease your throat during flu season. Here’s what you’ll need:

3 cups of water
Juice of half a lemon
1 cinnamon stick
3 slices (1/4 inch thick) of fresh ginger
¼ tsp cloves
½ tbsp. turmeric
1 pinch cayenne (start with this and add more to taste)
1 ½ tbsp raw honey (can add more or less to achieve desired sweetness)

Method to make this herbal tea:

1. Add all ingredients, except honey, to a pot and bring to a boil.

2. Once boiling, reduce heat and let simmer for about 10 minutes.

3. Add honey and stir, after removing the pot from the stove.

4. Pour tea through a strainer and drink while warm.