- 5 tablespoons of honey
- Juice of 2 lemons
- Rind of 1 lemon
- 4 teaspoons of finely grated ginger
- 1 stick of cinnamon
- 1 star Anise
- 2 sprig of mint
- 4 cups hot water
- Place all ingredients in a large pitcher or mixing bowl. Stir well. Let steep for 30mins.
- Drink warm for immediate effect for cough relieve or chilled for a refreshing quench.
Honey is a sweet elixir which has been used in traditional medicine for centuries. Its antibacterial properties kill bad bacteria, reduces swelling, helps to coat the throat and ease discomfort.
Ginger is a spicy root which is full of anti-inflammatory properties which help ease swelling in the throat and kill bad bacteria. It also helps boost blood circulation and aids digestion.
Lemon is packed full of essential vitamins and minerals including vitamin c. It’s a natural antiseptic which will help to kills bacteria and viruses in your throat. It also increases salivation which will keep your throat moistened and help with the irritation.
Cinnamon bark contains Procyanidins and Catechins which are potent antioxidants to boost immune system.
Star Anise contains vitamins and minerals and has inflammation reducing, antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties.