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Making Your Own Tea For Soothing Sore Throat

make your own tea

make your own tea

When you get a sore throat, it can be both annoying and painful. The dry and hoarse feeling of discomfort can be irritating to anyone. Sore throat is one of the most common symptom that easily affect anyone and it is usually caused by infection or dry air. Although sore throat is not a severe medical condition, it can make you feel miserable and affect your daily activities until it naturally heal on its own. Tea has long been used as a remedy for common cold and sore throat, so let’s take a look at a good blend to calm the throat.


Marshmallow Root
Known for its healing benefit for sore throat, the ancient Egyptians practised the use of Marshmallow Root to treat sore throat, cough, clean out your lungs, and even burns and wounds.

Slippery Elm
Known for its healing properties to heal sore throat, ulcers and boils, native Americans have been using it since prehistoric times to treat the sore throat symtom.

Liquorice Root
The use of Liquorice Root has been traced back to the ancient Egyptians who consumed them for throat irritation and inflammation. Liquorice Root can also be used as a type of gargle for sore throat.

Ginger
Since thousands of years ago, Ginger has been known for its anti-inflammatory properties similar to Tumeric. Ginger is popular for relieving and easing sore throat.

Lemon Peel
Lemons are great for sore throat because they help to break up mucus and provide pain relief.

Cinnamon
Cinnamons are also commonly taken to fight throat infection or pain. They are high in antioxidants and provide antibacterial benefits.


Instructions:

• 1 teaspoon dried and chopped Marshmallow Root
• 1 teaspoon dried Ginger crushed
• 1 teaspoon Licorice Root crushed
• 1 teaspoon Slippery Elm crushed
• 1 teaspoon Cinnamon crushed
• 1 teaspoon Lemon Peel

Place the mixed herbs in a jar, as this blend makes around 2-3 cups of tea. To make your drink, take 1 teaspoon from the mixture, cover cup to steep for 10-15 minutes. Depending on your preference, you can add honey to enhance the taste.

This blend is designed to help boost your immune system, fight cold and flu symptoms, but is not a substitute for suppressing them like medication.