Many folks swear by ginger tea.   It’s easy to make and it certainly can’t hurt!  Give it a try the next time you have the sniffles.


How to make ginger tea for colds and flu


  • 1-inch fresh ginger root (grated)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
  • 1 tablespoon honey (raw, unpasteurised)
  • 1 cup water


  • In a teapot, boil 1 cup of water, bringing to a boil
  • Add grated fresh ginger root to the boiling water and let it steep for 2-3 minutes.
  • Strain the ginger tea into the mug.
  • Add lemon juice and honey to the ginger tea.
  • Stir well to dissolve the honey and serve hot.