Lemon And Cinnamon Tea; Boon For Monsoon
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Monsoon is here and so is the cold and cough. We all enjoy the rainy season but with all the bloomy weather and cold breeze, it brings with itself a plethora of illnesses. Common colds and coughs are very common these days. Almost every other person is complaining about a sore throat or blocked nose. It becomes very important to take care of our immune systems during this season. Dietary advice is also there about what one should avoid during monsoon but still, we somehow end up ignoring them. Tea is the perfect solution for this. There are many immunity-boosting teas available that help in curing coughs and colds. One such tea is Lemon and Cinnamon tea. It is infused with the healing properties of lemon, cinnamon, honey and warm water. Lemon is a rich source of Vitamin C. It safeguards the immune system and makes sure it works properly. The historic use of cinnamon-infused water to treat colds, flu, sore throats, and coughs. Antioxidants in abundance give it a slight analgesic and anti-inflammatory action. Honey has natural antibacterial qualities that enable it to serve as a wound healer, providing rapid pain relief while reducing inflammation, making it one of the finest cures for a sore throat. If you want, you can also add ginger to your tea. Even now, many people still use ginger to treat a cough or cold. According to scientific studies, ginger has therapeutic characteristics that can help relieve the signs of a cold or sore throat.

Here's how you can make Lemon and Cinnamon tea at home


1. 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder

2. 1 Cup water

3. 1/2 lemon

4. 1/2 tsp honey

5. 1/2 inch ginger


1. In 1 cup of water, add the cinnamon and grated ginger. Boil it properly so that all the goodness of cinnamon and ginger are infused with the water.

2. Strain the tea into a cup.

3. Then add 1/2 tsp honey and squeeze in some lemon juice.

4. Stir well and drink warm.

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1. You can use the ginger without peeling because it will get strained.

2. If you don't have cinnamon powder, you can use a 1/2-inch cinnamon stick.

3. You can add in more spices of your choice to enhance its effects.