Ginger-Cayenne-Honey Tisane Recipe

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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.

1
Servings
89
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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
0.5g
0.8%
Sugar
18g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.1g
0.5%
Protein
0.9g
1.7%
Carbs
24g
8%
Vitamin A
38µg
4%
Vitamin C
18mg
29%
Vitamin E
0.6mg
3.1%
Vitamin K
1µg
2%
Calcium
19mg
2%
Fiber
2g
7%
Folate (food)
7µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
7µg
2%
Iron
0.5mg
2.7%
Magnesium
14mg
3%
Niacin (B3)
0.3mg
1.6%
Phosphorus
16mg
2%
Polyunsaturated
0.2g
N/A
Potassium
149mg
4%
Sodium
11mg
N/A
Sugars, added
17g
N/A
Zinc
0.2mg
1.2%

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