Best Hot Drink Recipes for Colds And Flu This Winter
With the change in weather, comes cold and flu! While we know that nothing can completely cure the common cold, or “cure your flu overnight”, there are certainly remedies to help ease the symptoms. When you are irritated with your inflamed nose and throat and bored of sniffing all the time, you certainly need a hot drink to soothe your nose and throat.
Hot Drinks for Colds and Flu: Apple Cider Ginger Drink
- 2 tablespoons organic apple cider vinegar – this boosts your immune system.
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice
- 1 cup piping hot Aquazania water
- Mix apple cider vinegar to a cup of hot water.
- Add lemon juice and honey to it.
- Drink hot.
Hot Drinks for Colds and Flu: Hot Lemon Flu Fighter
- 1 bag good quality organic Echinacea tea (optional)
- 3 or 4 thin slices of fresh organic ginger root
- 3 tablespoons organic lemon juice, fresh squeezed
- 2 tablespoons raw organic honey
- ½ teaspoon organic ground cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon organic ground clove
- 1 large cup of piping hot Aquazania water
- Cayenne pepper to taste
- In a large cup of hot, purified Aquazania water, steep the tea bag and the sliced ginger (you may omit the tea bag if you’d like).
- Add the lemon juice, honey and spices and stir well. The tea will be cloudy.
- If you’d like, you may strain the tea through cheesecloth to remove the ground spices and ginger.
Hot Drinks for Colds and Flu: Sage Tea
This is definitely an acquired taste!
Sage can help fight bacteria and soothe throat inflammation. Just pour boiling purified water over fresh (2 Tbsp.) or dried (1 Tbsp.) sage and add lemon or honey for a taste boost.
Hot Drinks for Colds and Flu: Homemade Cough Remedy
Mix apple cider vinegar, honey, cayenne, and ginger into a cough syrup that’s guaranteed to taste way better than your run-of-the mill cough syrups. Be sure to mix the ingredients in piping hot water to ensure they all dissolve and combine effectively.
Hot Drinks for Colds and Flu: Good Old Ginger Tea
Super simple — just peel, slice, and steep fresh ginger in piping hot water. Ginger can help loosen up gross phlegm and clear congestion.
What is your go-to home remedy for fighting of the dreaded lurgy? Lety us know in the comments section below!
This article has been published for recreational purposes and remedies listed herein do not substitute the need to see a medical doctor.