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lemon sore throat tea

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Sheryl Faulkner
Beaverton, OR

My son woke up with a cough and sore throat this morning so I whipped out my friend's recipe. As I was making this tea, I tho't it would be a nice one to share. While it doesn't really have medicinal properties, it is very soothing not to mention tasty and comforting.

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For lemon sore throat tea

  • 1/2 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1 c
    hot water
  • boiling water to fill teacup

How To Make lemon sore throat tea

  • 1
    For concentrate: Mix together sugar, lemon juice, cream of tartar and 1 c. hot water.
  • 2
    To make a cup of tea: Stir 1/3 cup of concentrate into a teacup. Add enough boiling water to fill the cup. Stir and enjoy.
  • 3
    Store extra concentrate in the fridge. Concentrate will keep for several days.