Hot Lemonade for Your Cold

This hot lemonade is the ultimate home remedy for treating your common cold.

Thanks to lemon’s rich source of vitamin C, which strengthens the immune system, and anti-inflammatory spices, which help kill bacteria, this natural hot lemonade tonic will ward off most seasonal sicknesses and leave you feeling healthier than ever.

Plus, who wouldn’t want to drink a delicious, seasonal rendition of lemonade?

Image and recipe via The Blenderist.


Yields 4-6 cups

  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 herbal tea bags
  • 1 inch peeled ginger
  • 1 whole peeled lemon
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tbsp honey

For instructions, go here.

Tip: For an extra immune-booster and zing, add one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar and a dash of cayenne pepper — works every time for me!


About the author


Rosetta is a Manhattan-born student currently living in Paris. She loves fashion, traveling, and all things kale. She's adopted the Parisian street style, yet stayed in-touch with her New York roots; she can be spotted wearing all black with a green color pop from holding her cold-pressed juice. Her religion is coconut oil and she's married to almond butter.

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