RECIPE

Garlic, ginger, and lemon concoction recipe for flu

Honey is a beloved sweetener that people also commonly used as a natural remedy for coughs and congestion.

In Summary

•Garlic is high in potent compounds that possess anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. 

•Honey is a beloved sweetener that people also commonly used as a natural remedy for coughs and congestion.

Honey, Lemon, Ginger and garlic tea
Honey, Lemon, Ginger and garlic tea
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While the benefits of garlic tea are questionable, the ingredients used to make garlic tea have been shown to positively affect health.

Garlic is high in potent compounds that possess anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

These include garlic, ginger, lemon, and honey.

Honey is a beloved sweetener that people also commonly used as a natural remedy for coughs and congestion.

Drink it while it is still warm, use little honey as a sweetener.
Drink it while it is still warm, use little honey as a sweetener.
Image: MARGARET WANJIRU

Ingredients

  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 3 cups (709 mL) of water
  • 1/2 cup (118 mL) of lemon juice(squeezed)
  • 2 tablespoons (42 grams) of honey

Preparation

Step 1

Chop garlic and let it stand for 10 minutes.

Step 2

Bring water to a boil, then add chopped garlic, reduce the heat and simmer the mixture for 5–10 minutes. You can leave the chopped garlic in the tea or strain it out.

Step 3

Mix in lemon juice and add honey to taste.

You could also add some freshly grated or powdered ginger, depending on your taste preferences.

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