Say Goodbye to Cold, Cough and Common Flu with This Ginger and Lemon Recipe
Not only are we still in the spring season, the season for flu, but we are also in the grasp of another horrible virus, the coronavirus that has the world in its grips. While one should never believe in the many remedies being touted to cure the coronavirus (except what is prescribed by your doctor), there is much you can do to get relief from the common flu, colds and cough like this ginger, lemon and honey recipe which has proven properties to prevent inflammation and keep disease to some extent at bay.
1A good flu-fighting recipe
That being said, we bring you a really good flu-fighting recipe that includes ginger, lemon and honey that is well known for their health properties and providing relief from common flu-like ailments including coughs and colds. So here’s how you make this helpful ginger and lemon tea. Be sure to carry on reading to see how and why this can help you with the flu.
2Here’s how to make the lemon ginger flu recipe with honey
You will need:
- 2 lemons
- 2 pieces of fresh ginger
- Fresh honey
- 350ml Jar
Clean and slice the lemons and ginger. Now place them alternately in the jar. Now pour the honey so that it sinks to the bottom of the jar and covers the lemon and ginger. Seal it well and refrigerate. The mixture can last one month.
3How to take this concoction
If you have a cough or cold, take about 2 to 3 tablespoons full of the mixture mixed in one cup of warm water. Stir well and then sip the mixture. It is much like a tea that can really rejuvenate you. For added flavor you can also add a mint leaf or even add it to herbal tea like decaffeinated green tea or chamomile tea which will increase its relaxing properties tenfold. Why does ginger lemon and honey tea provide relief from the flu or coughs and colds, let’s find out.
4The Power 3 Combination
Ginger, lemon and honey tea can work wonders to treat cold and even sinus infections. These ingredients contain strong anti-inflammatory properties. Lemon juice can supply your body with powerful digestive enzymes whereas ginger helps in stimulating digestion. Honey can provide a natural scraping effect to the intestines and cleans the system.