Viruses and colds can sure destroy your joy in the upcoming winter holidays. We give you a healthy and natural drink to prevent this and protect your health.The ingredients needed are easily available, and they are commonly used in folk medicine. To prepare this drink you need lemon, ginger, and honey.We all know the health benefits provided by lemons. This fruit is loaded with vitamin C and organic acids. It strengthens immunity and health experts recommend it for colds. Ginger is a super-root it provides a great number of health benefits.Ginger stimulates the mucus secretion, and thus relieves cough and sore throat. It has strong anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-toxic properties, which makes it perfect for colds and flu.Ginger is also known as anti-histamine, so people often use it to treat allergies. It is often added to natural remedies, thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties.Ginger contains chemical compounds that prevent the biosynthesis of prostaglandins, which causes inflammation.
- 2 small lemons, use the rind as well
- 1 medium-sized ginger (5 cm)
- 7 oz /200 grams raw honey
Wash the lemon well and peel the ginger. Cut them into thin slices.
Add honey and blend. Put the remedy in a jar, and close well. Keep it in the fridge.
Take a tablespoon of the remedy every day, and for children a teaspoon is just enough. You can also add it to hot drinks, preferably tea.