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This is my new go-to tea for sore throats. I get very bad sore throats sometimes and I’ve tried every remedy from lozenges to cough drops to concoctions known to make sore throats better and this one of the few things that really provides relief. The lemon is great because it has healing properties. Combine that with honey and you’ve got everything you need to get back to feeling good.
This tea is the hub of the performing arts department, namely among vocalists and its easy to see why. It is naturally sweet so there is no need for sweeteners which can irritate sore throats and perpetuate laryngitis. Honey compliments this really well, so if a healthy sweetener is desired, a tsp of honey enhances the flavors and doesn’t overpower it. It’s scent is very herbal and medicine-like but there is a sweet aroma emitted as well. This tea is perfect and is among the most liked in our health conscious, taste connoisseurs, social circle. It’s also a favorite amongst those who generally detest tea. It’s super soothing. Super smooth in taste and with a bit of a slimy texture from the licorice and mallow. To ward off colds and enhance it’s medicinal properties (and add a pleasant spicy taste), I take 1 tsp of freshly fine chopped ginger per 2 cups of water and make a decoction for 20 minutes, simmering the ginger for 15 minutes, then turning off the heat and steeping this tea in the remaining 5 minutes. It warms up the body and induces “feel good” vibes to get one off the bed and ready to sing. This is my favorite packet tea!!
Unfortunately, I am reviewing tea, but not this specific one.
I am reviewing the Chamomile Smooth Move Tea, on THIS page, because that one does not exist.
On another unfortunate note, I have been sick and constipated lately. This tea works wonders.
However, I am afraid to mess with it (add sugar, et c) because for some reason I think it will destroy the purpose of it.
I don’t know why, but the taste reminds me of BABY CORN.
Now, don’t get me wrong, I love baby corn, but not as a tea.
As a teacher, every September my throat goes through pure hell. I have to get reacquainted with the amount of talking my calling requires. After five years in the classroom, this is still my go-to remedy. It tastes well and works even better.
Perfect to drink whenever your throat is feeling raw. The instructions say to steep it for fifteen minutes; it’s worth doing this if you have a really terrible throat, but I like to put a cover on top of the cup to try to keep it warm while it’s steeping. A thermos would be an even better idea.
This tea is super licorice-rich – which makes sense. Licorice root is traditionally used as cough suppressant and for upper respiratory infections. I wouldn’t say that this tea is the most indulgent of flavours, but it is without a doubt effective at taming a lion-filled chest. A dear friend of mine was sick in the hospital with pneumonia, and I gave him this tea to use during his time there. Needless to say, he had rave reviews for the tea, and I’m passing them on to you. Worth a try when your lungs need some soothing magic.
Sigh… I’m still here. Baby is now 5 days overdue and I’m on day 6 of pre-labour contractions, but nothing regular enough to send me to the hospital to deliver this kid! I’m exhausted. I’m weary. I’m ready to meet this little boy of mine!
I’ve tried everything: walking, cleaning the bathroom, cleaning the kitchen, climbing stairs 40x, walking some more, driving on bumpy roads (effects my bladder more than my uterus), more walking, shoveling snow, eating pineapple, and now… drinking mug after mug of this tea.
I’ll be honest. This tea tastes… like… leaves, but not in a vegetal, spinachy kind of way. It tastes like vegetation. Not the most pleasant taste, but if it advances my labour then I’ll drink as much as I can stomach! Let’s get this baby out, shall we?
a good evening tea to relax with after a hearty meal! the ginger also serves well when your sinuses aren’t feeling up to par.
I simply love this tea when my throat is feeling sore! I dislike licorice but the flavor not overly strong