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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.

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
Servings1
Calories Per Serving89
Total Fat0.5g0.8%
Sugar18gN/A
Saturated0.1g0.5%
Protein0.9g1.7%
Carbs24g8%
Vitamin A38µg4%
Vitamin C18mg29%
Vitamin E0.6mg3.1%
Vitamin K1µg2%
Calcium19mg2%
Fiber2g7%
Folate (food)7µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)7µg2%
Iron0.5mg2.7%
Magnesium14mg3%
Niacin (B3)0.3mg1.6%
Phosphorus16mg2%
Polyunsaturated0.2gN/A
Potassium149mg4%
Sodium11mgN/A
Sugars, added17gN/A
Zinc0.2mg1.2%