How To Make Sore Throat Tea

This amazing sore throat tea recipe is so delicious that I bet you’ll be using it as a hot drink even when you don’t have a sore throat! :) I can’t think of a reason why you shouldn’t! This recipe actually really simple to make – requiring just honey and sliced lemons – but the secret is in leaving it to “work its magic”: Honey is a natural preserving agent and after time the lemons dissolve into the honey to make a fragrant, sweet jelly-like “preserve” that contains the healthy goodness of both.

1) Wash the lemons carefully before use. I would suggest to soak them in a bowl of water in which a cup of apple cider vinegar has been added. Just let them sit in there for 20 minutes, the ACV will clean them. Then rinse off.

2) Once your lemons are nicely rinsed and sparkle fresh, slice them up and put the slices into a preserving jar.

3) Pour on honey until lemons are completely covered. If the honey is too solid, you may wish to warm it (place in a pan of warm water) until it liquefies enough. Close the jar.

4) Refrigerate!

5) To make the drink itself, simply use a spoonful in a cup with boiling water.

Note – the quality of your end product, as with all preparations, is only as good as the quality of your ingredients. Therefore we suggest to use only organic lemons and raw, local honey. The choice of honey is really important these days – because a lot of the “big brand” imported honeys have been found to be adulterated with high fructose corn syrups or other “fake” ingredients and some may not even contain any actual honey at all. Check out this List Of 100+ Raw Honey Suppliers

Further Reading
Here are some of our other posts about honey and lemons (we have lots!):
The Top 7 Benefits Of Raw Honey
Lemon Essential Oil (Full Report)
31 Amazing Uses For Lemon Peel
How To Make A Homemade Salt & Lemon Body Scrub
5 Reasons To Drink Lemon Water In The Morning

Ok, here is the link to the original article about the sore throat tea (has some great comments also):http://catherineboley.blogspot.co.uk/2009/08/preparing-for-winter.html

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This amazing sore throat tea recipe is so delicious that I bet you’ll be using it as a hot drink even when you don’t have a sore throat! I can’t think of a reason why you shouldn’t! This recipe actually really simple to make – requiring just honey...