Throat Coat Tea Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Throat Coat Tea Recipe
  • READY IN 10 mins

Throat Coat Tea

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"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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Directions

  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.
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  • PREP 5 mins
  • READY IN 10 mins
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Dec 09, 2013

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 throat, this tea has been a lifesaver for me. I also squeezed in some fresh oranges for some more vitamin C.

 
Dec 29, 2013

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

 

3 Ratings

Jan 13, 2014

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

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 36 kcal
  • 2%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 10.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 1.3 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 10 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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