This recipe for a throat-soothing paste is absolutely invaluable.
Ginger and honey make this recipe not only soothing for your throat and stomach but also tasty, unlike many over-the-counter cold and flu medicines.
Taking this in teaspoons throughout the day will help ease symptoms like coughing, sore throat, upset stomach and indigestion.
It’s easy to prepare, made with natural ingredients you can find just about anywhere.
Honey-Ginger Sore Throat Remedy
- 1/2 cup water
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 4 tablespoons organic honey
- 1 teaspoon fresh ground ginger
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
Mix the ingredients well until they form a loose paste. Take three tablespoons daily, throughout the day, to treat cold and flu symptoms.
How It Works
Honey is well-known to have antibacterial properties, making it great for fighting off bacterial infections. It’s also commonly used in home remedies for coughs due to it’s throat-soothing power – in fact, studies have shown that it may be more effective as a cough suppressant than many over-the- counter cough medicines.
Ginger is a digestive aid with a pleasant, spicy taste. Added to this recipe, it will help sooth the stomach, settling indigestion and helping with stomachaches.
Lemon juice is full of vitamin C to help boost your immune system so you can fight off cold and flu symptoms at the source.
A commonly used spice in alternative medicine, clove is often used to treat throat irritation, as well as to ease muscle pain and fatigue.