5 ginger cough tea recipes

Ginger tea is a great home remedy for relieving cough, especially because of its anti-inflammatory and expectorant action, helping to reduce the phlegm produced during flu, however, the cough can be accompanied by other symptoms such as headache. headache, physical tiredness and sometimes fever and if this happens it is important to see a general practitioner.

In addition, even taking ginger tea for cough, it is recommended to drink plenty of water, to keep the body well hydrated, fluidize any secretion from the throat, making it easier to be released. You can also do the nasal wash to reduce the runny nose and unclog the nose. See more how to do the nasal wash .

1. Ginger with cinnamon 

Ginger and cinnamon tea has a very pleasant flavor and can be drunk cold or hot. Being a great refreshment for the summer.

Ingredients

  • 5 cm of ginger;
  • 1 cinnamon stick;
  • 1 liter of water.

Preparation mode

Boil the water and then with the fire off, then add cinnamon and ginger. Tea must be strained and does not need to be sweetened. You should drink 2 cups of tea a day. 

2. Ginger with echinacea

A great tea for allergic cough is ginger with echinacea. Echinacea is a medicinal plant that has antihistamine properties that help to calm coughs. Check out more about the benefits of echinacea .

Ingredients

  • 1 cm of ginger;
  • 1 teaspoon of echinacea leaves;
  • 1 cup of water. 

Preparation mode

Add the ginger and the echinacea leaves in the cup of boiling water, cover and let warm. Then, filter and drink.

3. Ginger with onion and honey

Another good phlegm cough tea is onion peel because it has expectorant properties that help eliminate phlegm, soothing coughs.

Ingredients

  • 1 cm of ginger;
  • Peels of 1 large onion;
  • 1 cup of water;
  • 1 tablespoon of honey.

Preparation mode

Place the ginger, onion skin and water in a pan and boil for 3 minutes. Then turn off the heat, cover the pan and let the tea warm. After warm, filter, sweeten with honey and then drink. You should drink this tea 3 to 4 times a day. See another recipe for onion syrup with cough honey .

4. Ginger with mint

An excellent natural remedy to stop coughing with phlegm is this ginger syrup with mint, because it is prepared with anti-inflammatory and expectorant ingredients.

Ingredients

  • 3 peeled (medium) carrots;
  • 1 spoon of sliced ​​ginger;
  • 2 sprigs of mint;
  • 1 glass of water;
  • 1 tablespoon of honey.

Preparation mode

Beat the ingredients in a blender, strain and sweeten with honey. Store this syrup in a tightly closed dark container and take 1 spoon at least 3 times a day, between meals.

5. Ginger with lemon

This tea is delicious and strengthens the immune system, besides being rich in vitamin C, it fights colds and flu, being a great natural complement against cough.

Ingredients

  • 1 cm of ginger;
  • 150 mL of water;
  • 1 squeezed (small) lemon;
  • 1 teaspoon of honey.

Preparation mode 

Place the water and ginger in a saucepan and bring to the fire, after 5 minutes add the honey and lemon, let it cool a little and then take it when it is warm. 

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