Did you ever notice that everywhere you go these days, you’re hearing folks complaining about how often they get sick? Changes in the weather always seem to bring colds and flu to everybody’s doorstep. According to the CDC, Americans are suffering millions of cases of the common cold every single year. In fact, colds are one of the most common reasons in this country for employees missing work.  Stevenson
When you get a cold, it can be pretty miserable. Not only do you miss out on an enjoyable time with friends and family but you might also feel the need to stay home from work. The good news, however, is that it might not be necessary to take a sick day. Until the day when some genius comes up with a cure for the common cold, unfortunately, all we can do is try learning to deal with it. We’ve found, as many other innovators of today have, that honey for health is one of the best ways to do just that.
So, whether it’s a cold morning, a hot afternoon, or a windy evening, here’s one of our favorite recipes for colds and flu. It’s been in our family for years and, naturally, honey is its main ingredient. Why? Well, of course, that’s because of honey’s amazing antibacterial and inflammatory properties. This is one of those recipes that has saved our family members from a number of sick days. You can make it using either Californian or Hawaiian local honey, too, it’s your choice. Here’s hoping it helps you and yours as well!
Honey Cold Killer
- ½ cup of AT&S Honey
- 2 tablespoons of ginger
- 1 tablespoon of turmeric
- ½ cup of lemon juice
- 1 cup of water
A. Boil the water and then turn heat to low, letting it simmer for about 10 minutes.
B. Add ginger and turmeric, stirring occasionally for another 10 minutes.
C. Remove from heat, allowing it to cool down for 2 more minutes, then add lemon juice and AT&S Honey.
D. Mix it all together and, voila, you have the perfect cold killer!
We certainly hope that this recipe can save you and your family from many sick days. After you try it, please share your experience. We look forward to hearing from you!
[1.] Stevenson, Jessica, M.D. | The common cold: How sick is too sick to work? | https://hhma.org/blog/cold-symptoms-work/