Viral colds and coughs don’t stand a chance against this honey-based cold remedy. When you drink this cold remedy tea made with raw honey, you’ll be feeding your body just what it needs to strengthen immune system resistance to further viral infection and keep the symptoms under control while the virus causing the cold dies off.
Honey has been researched as a pharmaceutical anti-viral drug alternative. Honey creates an environment hostile to the growth and replication of viruses.
Honey also shows antibacterial properties in that its high viscosity provides a protective barrier in preventing infection. Its high acidity creates an environment hostile to bacteria. Honey contains amounts of hydrogen peroxide, which is used for disinfecting wounds.
Indeed, a study published in Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity found that
Honey clasps several medicinal and health effects as a natural food supplement. It has been established as a potential therapeutic antioxidant agent for various biodiverse ailments. Data report that it exhibits strong wound healing, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antiviral, and antidiabetic effects. It also retains immunomodulatory, estrogenic regulatory, antimutagenic, anticancer, and numerous other vigor effects. Data also show that honey, as a conventional therapy, might be a novel antioxidant to abate many of the diseases directly or indirectly associated with oxidative stress.
Try this recipe and let us know in the comments below whether it helped your symptoms and/or shortened your cold or flu duration.