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Throat Coat Tea

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"We have all had those days when we have a cold and can't kick its butt. Where our throat is achy and it hurts to swallow. This is a recipe I have developed in the last couple of days. I think I now have the perfect balance of home-remedy qualities and flavor. The honey coats your throat and helps to sooth it. The citrus actually reduces the swelling and adds a great deal of flavor. For all of you who are suffering with a sore throat, get well soon. I hope you like it."
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10 m servings 36
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 mug)


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  1. Heat water to near boiling in a kettle.
  2. Put lemon slices, tea leaves, and honey into a mug. Pour water into the mug.
  3. Steep tea until the flavor is to your liking, 3 to 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 36 calories; 0.2 10.3 1.1 0 10 Full nutrition

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What an excellent tea, I even had some fresh jasmine flowers on my vine to add in. Update: The first time I tried this tea I was feeling fine, now I am sick with a bad head cold and scratchy th...

Very soothing. Not only will I keep this recipe, I will share with other sufferers. Thank you for this.

It works! I made this using jasmine green tea as well as hibiscus herbal tea and the honey/lemon does seem to soothe a very sore throat. Thank you elenlinde for sharing the recipe.

Great with orange pekoe tea, too. I added extra lemon and a little extra locally-produced honey. Very comforting.

When I was just a child and would get a bad cold and sore throat, my mom would make this recipe and I had to drink it before bed. The only thing she did differently was add a half shot of whiske...

Very nice soothing tea. Like another reviewer I added a little extra honey.. A keeper for me.