Lemon Ginger Tea: The Fastest Natural Remedy for Sore Throat

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hot lemon ginger tea in glass cup


As the cold weather creeps its way upon us so will those achy sore throats and coughs. But you can fight back with this natural remedy and clear up that sore throat in a jiffy. Lemon ginger tea works both as a cure and as prevention.

Ginger (Zingiber officinalis) has a calming and soothing flavour with a touch of a bite to it that helps to keep you alert and calm. Ginger is reputed to help ward off colds or improve your recovery time. Tea is the most gentle form of consuming ginger.

Plus, lemon ginger tea has many other health benefits. It will stimulate circulation, reduce stress and even boost your immune system. So what are you waiting for?! Forget those winter blahs – those days of laying in bed and try out this super fast recipe today.

Lemon Ginger Tea


  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Strained juice from 1 lemon
  • 1-2 cups of boiling water (adjust to taste)


Add the freshly grated ginger to hot water and let simmer for about 20 minutes. Once it has cooled then add in the lemon juice and honey. Mix it together and drink it immediately.

If it tastes a bit too strong for you then just simply dilute it with some hot water.