With changing weather comes cough and cold! Cheers to winters and holiday season, but your happiness can often be ruined by runny or congested nose. Teas are a well-known immunity booster and have variety of benefits depending on the type of tea you have. Lemon tea is one such effective immunity booster and an effective treatment for cold. Below are 2 ways to make lemon tea along with benefits:
LEMON HEALTH BENEFITS:
- Lemons are rich in Vitamin c and this vitamin along with other nutrients boosts the immune system.
- Lemons also have anti-inflammatory properties that help soothe inflammation in the respiratory tract.
- Lemons are anti-microbial in nature that inhibit unwanted microbes in the respiratory tract.
- Also because lemons are acidic, they help balance the natural micro flora and pH in the respiratory tract.
RECIPE FOR LEMON GINGER TEA:
Things you need-
- 1 cup water
- 1 inch ginger
- 1 lemon
- 1 teaspoon honey
In a vessel, add 1 cup of water and 1 inch ginger roughly crushed. Let it simmer for 5 minutes with a lid and turn off the flame.
Once lukewarm, strain and add in juice of 1 lemon and 1 teaspoon of raw organic honey. Stir and consume warm. READ MORE – Turmeric juice recipe for clear skin
Tip: Have this tea right before you go to sleep, without drinking water after you have it.