We all have our favorite uses for lemon juice and honey, but did you know it could be used to help with colds, coughs and sore throats? That’s right next time you feel a little under the weather try some of these remedies.
Sip this warm elixir to reduce a fever. Combine 1 ½ teaspoons for Cream of Tartar, ½ teaspoon lemon juice, 2 ½ cups warm water and ½ teaspoon of honey. Drink slowly.
Make your own cough syrup by mixing 4 tablespoons of lemon juice, 1 cup of honey and ½ cup extra virgin olive oil. Heat, stirring vigorously. Take 1 teaspoon every 2 hours.
Try this nighttime cough suppressant. Bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Stir in 2 sliced lemons, ½ teaspoon ground ginger, 2 tablespoons of honey and 2 tablespoons of sugar. Bring to a boil again; reduce hear and simmer until the mixture becomes a thick syrup. Take 1-2 teaspoons after the mixture cools.
Lessen the pain of a sore throat with this drink. Mix 3 tablespoons of lime juice, 1 tablespoon of pineapple juice and 1 teaspoon of honey in a glass of water.
Make a healing potion for bronchitis. Slice an onion into a bowl, cover with honey and let stand overnight. Take 1 teaspoon of the liquid 4 times a day.
Honey mixed with lemon has always been a favorite of mine. I hope these remedies give you some relief! I am not a doctor so if your symptoms continue be sure to seek out the advice of your doctor!Linked To: InspireMeMondays, TheGatheringSpot, HearthAndSoulHop, You’reGonnaLoveIt, CornFreeEverydayLinkParty, PennyPinchingParty, WildcraftingWednesday, RivertonHousewives, LovelyLittleLinkParty, HomeMatters, WhatToDoWeekends, SimplyNaturalSaturdays, FlashbackFriday, MotivationMonday, InspireMeMondays,