What tea do you drink when you are sick?

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Re: What tea do you drink when you are sick?

by kiwi303 » Mar 5th 15 7:59 am

Chamomile tea sometimes.

More usually Grannys old remedy.

Whiskey, honey and lemon juice, top off the glass with hot water.

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Re: What tea do you drink when you are sick?

by AT333 » Mar 5th 15 2:24 pm

Nah, no tea for me when I am sick. Yup, ginger boiled in raw sugar molasses preferred :mrgreen:

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Re: What tea do you drink when you are sick?

by Rui » Mar 5th 15 2:42 pm

kiwi303 wrote:Whiskey, honey and lemon juice, top off the glass with hot water.
Me too! :D

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Re: What tea do you drink when you are sick?

by bryan_drinks_tea » Aug 7th 15 11:39 pm

If I have a headache, I tend towards yancha, not sure why though.
If it's a cold..Sencha. It clears me up better than other kinds of tea, but I've no idea why that is.

If my stomach hurts, I grind up fresh ginger root, brew it up and drink it. It works better than taking pepto-bismol, IMO.

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Re: What tea do you drink when you are sick?

by chamekke » Aug 8th 15 6:44 am

Chai tea. Comforting and it helps open up the nostrils :)

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Re: What tea do you drink when you are sick?

by Puerlife » Aug 8th 15 5:56 pm

Rui wrote:
kiwi303 wrote:Whiskey, honey and lemon juice, top off the glass with hot water.
Me too! :D
I once had a friend who swore by this, said it was without a doubt the best home remedy that doesn't work. :lol:

For me, being sick is a good opportunity to reduce my tea intake so that I can feel more qi from it when I'm healthy again. When I feel I'm coming down with something I take a homemade Ganoderma tincture, well more than usual.