Ginger-Cayenne-Honey Tisane Recipe

Ginger-Cayenne-Honey Tisane Recipe
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A classic homeopathic cure for colds and sore throats: ginger is thought to have antibacterial properties, lemon is packed with vitamin C, the capsaicin in cayenne assists your body in thinning mucus (so your coughs can be more productive), and honey soothes a sore throat.

1
Servings
198
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 inch ginger, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 6 ounces water
  • juice of 1/2 lemon

Directions

Stir ingredients together, steep for five minutes, and enjoy.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
6g
9%
Sugar
7g
8%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
29g
22%
Protein
8g
17%
Vitamin A, RAE
322µg
46%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
7mg
9%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
5µg
6%
Calcium, Ca
195mg
20%
Choline, total
10mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Folate, total
108µg
27%
Iron, Fe
11mg
61%
Magnesium, Mg
66mg
21%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
7mg
50%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
198mg
28%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
11µg
20%
Sodium, Na
114mg
8%
Thiamin
2mg
100%
Water
142g
5%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Ginger Shopping Tip

Staples of Asian cuisine such as ginger, daikon, rice vinegar, and spicy chile sauces like Sriracha add bright, fresh flavors without lots of fuss.

Ginger Cooking Tip

Sriracha has good heat but also has flavor - its mild sweetness comes from sun-ripened chile peppers as well as sugar and garlic.