Flu Fighting Tea is perfect for fever, aches, pains, a wracking cough, or a sore throat. Sounds like the flu to me! It’s never fun to feel under the weather, but so many of the cold and flu remedies available are full of chemicals that you wouldn’t otherwise put in your body. One of my favorite all-natural ways to feel better is to drink a big cup of honey lemon flu fighting tea. This is a recipe that my husband has perfected over the years, it tastes great and it’s very effective at soothing a cough and sore throat. Not only that, but the the ingredients in this flu fighting tea are also excellent at fighting cold and flu symptoms at the root!
For this flu fighting tea: Start off by steeping a good quality, organic echinacea tea bag and several thin slices of fresh organic ginger root in some hot water.
Then, stir in freshly squeezed lemon juice and raw honey. Finally, add the spices. Clove and cinnamon add a wonderful flavor to the tea, and a little cayenne pepper adds zip! The great thing about these ingredients is that they not only make the flu fighting tea taste great, they also contain compounds that work to help you feel better…and get over the virus faster. Benefits of echinacea tea for cold and flu: Echinacea is an herb (Purple Coneflower, it’s actually quite pretty!) that is traditionally used as a cold and flu remedy. Studies are mixed as to its effectiveness, but it has been shown to increase white blood cells…which helps your immune system fight off germs. Continue Reading >> Page 2