Cinnamon Sore Throat Tea
Having soreness in the throat is the common reason for having a cold. Irritation in vocal cords and difficulty in speaking are the initial symptoms and indications of cold and sore throat. Other related symptoms include hoarseness while talking, difficulty in coughing and swallowing, and dehydration in the throat with pain.
Other causes of sore throat are polluted air, bacterial or viral infections, dry air, acid reflux, excessive shouting, and allergic reaction. Sore throat is not a big deal to sort out and it goes away within a weak in most of the cases, but when it comes to the people who are used to smoking, having a weak immune system, especially in children and people with some allergic reactions are the victim for this problem and sore throat could be serious in those people. If it is not serious, it will on the other hand, definitely cause a disturbance in the sleep time.
The first aid is obviously the intake of the counter medications that will give you comfort and relaxations but sometimes these medicines can be harmful to your other health matters and can take you to the risk factors. That is why it would be good to start your treatment with natural and pure ingredients by staying at your home.
The best ingredients in this tea for sore throat are cinnamon, milk, honey, and ginger that are wonderful to provide relief and comfort.
It helps loosen up the mucus that is accumulated in your throat while fighting against the bacteria. Ginger contains antioxidants that provide a soothing effect to your sore throat and reduce coughing. Using fresh ginger will be good and effective against the RSV virus (a common cause of respiratory infections).
Honey contains antibacterial and antifungal properties that are why it is suggested to take in sore throat condition because it provides relief against the irritation and burning sensation in the throat along with reducing the cough. A spoonful of honey is all alone amazing to soothe out your throat.
Warm milk helps to expel the phlegm production due to which you can easily spit out from your mouth with the help of coughing so that warm milk has benefits in case of dry or sore throat.
It is a delicious and fragrant spice that is rich in antioxidants that fight against bacterial infections. Cinnamon is an old age remedy for flu, cold and it is used in Chinese medicines to ease a sore throat.
Cinnamon tea will be easily available to you at grocery and herbal stores. If you are used to taking black or herbal tea, you can add cinnamon to that to make it more effective and fragrant.
Another thing you can do is prepare your own cinnamon tea which would be soothing for your sore throat.
- Milk – 1 cup
- Ground Cinnamon – ½ teaspoon
- Powdered Ginger – ½ teaspoon
- Honey – 1 tablespoon
- Take a small saucepan and place the milk in it. Heat it at a low temperature until it hot but not boiled. Now, mixing the ½ tsp ground cinnamon, ½ tsp of ginger powder, and 1 tbsp honey in it, and mix well. Drink this tea for sore throat relief.
- Another option, you can place all ingredients in a cup, and put it in the microwave. Start the microwave for 60 to 90 seconds. When it became hot, stop it and sip this tea.
So if you have a sore throat and try this cinnamon tea, please let me know how it gives you results. If you have your own sore throat remedy, share it with us in a comment below: