Use freshly boiled hot water. For maximum benefit leave teabag in cup, gently squeeze to release any remaining extract. Enjoy this tea as warm as possible. Add honey or sweetener if needed.
Throat is most used for communication, expression and consumption, it can easily be overused and abused; For example: cheering loudly, long speeches, consuming wrong types of food or drinks, the change of seasons, extreme weather conditions, cold and flu season and other factors.
In some cases, communication can be disrupted for a few days. Due to soreness or infection, swallowing food and drinks can be painful. Most cultures have an assortment of folklore remedies for immediate relief, from outrageous, unbelievable remedies, to simple logical effective ones using a wide range of Herbs.