DIY Natural Throat Tonic

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Home Remedies That Work

Soothing and healing sips of ginger, honey, lemon, mint and a splash of whiskey for relief.

Throat Tonics

Winter colds. Spring Allergies. Throat in need of relief? Got just the thing for you!

There are lots of reasons our throat feels out-of-sorts, and homemade remedies are far more effective than anything you can buy. 

Lemon Oil Juice and Zest are Healing

Natural Tonics

Since all the ingredients are fresh and natural they still have much of their natural oils and homeopathic healing properties. 

But since the ingredients are natural, this  soothing throat tonic will last 2 weeks in the fridge; so make it when you need it and it will be ready to add to a shot of whiskey, or simply a hot tea.

Mint Grows Well In Pots

Ingredients Needed

  • Lemon
  • Fresh Ginger
  • Fresh Mint leaves
  • Honey
  • Whiskey (optional)
Throat Tonic Ingredients

Equipment Needed

  • Mason Jar – 8 oz
  • Citrus press
  • Cutting board
  • Chopping knife
  • Spoon

DIY Natural Throat Tonic

Recipe by rdaumitCourse: Health Hacks


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Soothing and healing sips of ginger, honey, lemon, mint and a splash of whiskey for relief.


  • Lemon – 1 to 2 lemons, thinly sliced

  • Fresh Ginger – large enough to get 6 to 8 thin slices out of

  • Fresh Mint Leaves – 6 to 8 leaves

  • Honey – ¼ cup

  • Whiskey – (optional) 1 shot per helping

  • Mason Jar with air tight lid


  • Layer the lemons and ginger slices in the jar, placing a mint leaf between the layers. Pour the honey over the top of the layers.
  • Place lid on tight. Give a shake. Place in fridge for at least an hour. Give a shake again, as the juices will all begin to marinate.
  • When ready to use, add a shot of tonic and a shot of whiskey in a glass and sip. Or 1 tablespoon of tonic to a cup of hot water to make a tea.
DIY Natural Throat Tonic

My Muffin Madness


In my family, I’ve always been known as the ‘Muffin Queen’. Out of necessity, I created muffins for breakfast, lunch, on the go snacks, sometimes dinner and a sweet yet healthyish treat for dessert!

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