Highly Effective Homemade Drink To Fight Off Cold Symptoms

When the cold hits, there’s an overwhelming rollercoaster of symptoms. All you need is to gather your comfort things, extra blankets, scarves, mittens, etc. However, you also need something to fight these cold symptoms. Your stuffy nose and swollen throat won’t just simply go away and your head congestion is just getting worse and worse. Thus, don’t waste another minute and start making this soothing homemade drink to fight off cold symptoms using only natural ingredients. Keep reading!

The ingredients you will need for this recipe are:

– 4 cups of water
– 2 cinnamon sticks
– half a teaspoon of cinnamon
– half a teaspoon of cloves
– a pinch of cayenne
– 2 ginger slices
– 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
– 3 oz of spiced rum
– 2 tablespoons of honey.

Put a small saucepan on the stove and on the medium heat start boiling the water. Then, add the cinnamon sticks, the cloves, and the ginger. Let them simmer for about 5 minutes while stirring. Then, add the cinnamon, a pinch of cayenne and the ginger slices. Mix well and let these ingredients simmer for more 10 minutes. When the time is up, remove the saucepan from the stove and then add the lemon juice, the rum, and honey. Allow the mixture to steep for more 5 minutes than start drinking it as it is hot.


If you feel the need, add more honey to make it sweeter. The combination of these ingredients is amazing because that little pinch of cayenne will go a long way. Then, the spices will fight in full force due to their anti-inflammatory properties. And that’s how you successfully suppress a cough, get rid of the excess mucus and increase the blood circulation to banish the infection out of your system.