How to Make a Soothing, Herbal Hot Toddy!
This enhanced cold & flu home remedy combines the traditional blend of Lemon, Honey and your favorite spirit (optional) with the ancient soothing and healing properties of Chamomile. Perfect to soothe the symptoms of colds, flu, sore throats or anytime you just need to get warm, relax and feel a bit cozy.
How To Make A Traditional Hot Toddy Recipe!
A classic stays a classic for a reason. This traditional recipe is simple and you can feel like a professional bartender by adding your choice of spirits and teas to create your own classic version. This throwback remedy is known to provide relief when cold winter days leave you feeling a bit under the weather. For added benefit of protection during cold winter days, use our Wintertime Warmth Extract.
4-6 CUPS WATER
3-4 CHAMOMILE TEA BAGS OR 2-3 TSP LOOSE
2-4 LEMON SLICES OR WEDGES
1 TSP HONEY PER CUP
1/4 CUP BRANDY, WHISKEY OR TEQUILA (OPTIONAL)
CINNAMON & CLOVE SPICE (OPTIONAL)
In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil.
Add the tea and lemon slices.
Turn the heat down and simmer for about 5-10 minutes covered.
In a mug, add the alcohol and Honey.
Pour Tea / Lemon mixture over the alcohol and Honey and mix. Filter the loose herb if needed.
Add a pinch of Cinnamon or Clove if desired.
Add more Lemon or Honey as desired as well.
Sip, soothe and enjoy!
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