Combinations of honey, lemon, and Ginger are age old remedies for soothing a cough or sore throat.
Studies have shown that honey can calm a cough as well as, or even better than, over-the-counter cough medicines. Honey has antimicrobial and antioxidant properties and can fight bacteria. Combine it with the nutrients in lemons & Ginger, and you have got a natural, delicious way to treat cold and flu symptoms. Concoction of honey, lemon and ginger can be swallowed straight from a spoon or stirred into hot water. This is soothing to sore throats and can relieve stuffiness.