Cinnamon Tea For Sore Throat

Suffering from sore throat? Dry throat, difficulty in swallowing, strained vocal cords and hoarseness of voice are perhaps some of the other problems that you are experiencing. Before you try out any of those medicines available at the chemist’s shop, consume your homemade cinnamon tea to relieve the symptoms. Cinnamon tea is easy to make and is extremely effective in soothing sore throat. You can either sip milk-based cinnamon tea or cinnamon-honey tea without milk, whichever suits you best. Check out the recipes:

Cinnamon Tea For Sore Throat

BENEFITS OF CINNAMON TEA

  • Both honey and cinnamon have clinically-proven, all-natural medicinal properties.
  • The tea helps relieve symptoms of headache and congestion.
  • It soothes sore throat and suppresses coughing.
  • It has antibacterial properties to treat your sickness.

RECIPE 1- CINNAMON TEA (WITH MILK)

Things that you need:

  • Milk- 1 cup (250 ml)
  • Ground cinnamon- ½ tsp
  • Powdered ginger- ½ tsp
  • Honey- 1 tbsp

Method:

  • Heat the milk in a saucepan on low flame.
  • Just before it starts boiling, turn off the flame.
  • Stir cinnamon and ginger into it.
  • Add honey to sweeten your tea.
  • Sip to soothe your sore throat.

RECIPE 2-CINNAMON TEA (WITHOUT MILK)

Things that you need:

  • Cinnamon bark- 1 ½ tsp
  • Honey- 2 tsp
  • Water- 1 cup

Method:

  • Steep cinnamon bark in a cup of water for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the cinnamon bark from the solution.
  • Add honey to your tea and stir well.
  • Sip to relieve the soreness of your throat.

ADDITIONAL TIPS:

  • Cinnamon tea for sore throat is best consumed before you go to bed at night. It helps you get better sleep.

**CAUTION:

  • Do not give cinnamon tea to children under 1 year of age.
  • Seek medical help in case you have allergic reaction to honey or cinnamon.
  • If you are diabetic or you are suffering from blood disorder, ask your doctor before trying out cinnamon in your recipes. Cinnamon has the power of lowering your blood glucose levels considerably.
  • In any case, you should ask your doctor before you try this recipe if you are pregnant.