While it might seem intuitive to reach for a cup of tea once you start feeling a sore throat, prevention truly is the best medicine. Because tea is filled with so many powerful herbs and ingredients, a cup of tea can boost and support your immune system, helping to keep you protected from those pesky cold and flu bugs
Take 1 to 1 ½ tablespoons and steep in 2 cups of boiling water. Step for 15 minutes or more (the longer you steep, the stronger the tea), strain and enjoy. Use half amount of tea for smaller amount of water.