Healing Tea Remedy

CGK’s Healing Tea is a great remedy for any sore throat, persistent cough and/or bronchial infection. This Healing Tea can also be used for prevention. Here’s our best remedy the Curry family grew up with for healing our sore throats and colds! Everyone who knows Pegs, knew of her sore throat magical tea.

It all starts with lemons, and any variety will do. Friends would be so grateful to find a large jar waiting for them when Pegs heard they were feeling sick. Lemons are a great food source that also supports our immunity. Drink this tea for prevention too!

Another great sore throat tip~ Once your sore throat starts, immediately begin to suck on a quarter lemon every 15 minutes. Repeat this for 2 hours. The flavonoids in lemons have shown to have natural antibiotic effects, it literally will stop a sore throat from happening and can speed up a sore throat recovery time. Curious how this happens?

Love lemons? Prevention is key. Here is another great recipe for both!

Curry House Salad Dressing

Here is another great recipe that not only include lemons, but fresh garlic. Together they are a powerhouse for antiviral and antimicrobial prevention! Use this dressing over salads, as a marinade for fish, chicken or beef or drizzle over your favorite veggies!

Watch our Healing Tea recipe video below and then keep scrolling for the full recipe of our favorite Healing Tea remedy.

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Healing Tea Remedy

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Cold Season Sore Throat Remedy for any sore throat or bronchial infection

  • Total Time: 30 minutes



8 Cups of water:

24 whole lemons quartered, and squeezed.

23 cinnamon sticks, crushed

78 (1/2-1″) slices of fresh UN-peeled ginger

1 fresh lemongrass cut into 2” pieces, halving the thicker parts of the stalk.

Note: Lemongrass can be found at Farmers Markets or other grocery stores, or use 1/4 Cup dried.


1. Add all ingredients into a large pot. Cover with 8 Cups of water.

2. Squeeze lemons before dropping them into the water.

3. Cover and bring mixture to a boil, then reduce and simmer for 8 min.

4. Strain ingredients’ and set liquid aside.  Tea will be bitter.

5. Add raw sage honey, or any honey flavor you enjoy, to taste. Honey is also very healing.

6. Take the strained lemon ingredients’ and add them back to the pot.  Add an additional 4-6 C water, and bring to a boil. This time simmer for 20 minutes.

7. After 20 minutes, strain the ingredients and add tea into a container.  Discard the ingredients.

8. Keep tea container on counter if using for a couple days and heat as needed.  Drink tea throughout the day. Tea can be stored in refrigerator.

Here’s to Feeling Better!

  • Author: Curry Girls Kitchen
  • Cook Time: 30 min
2 comments on "Healing Tea Remedy"
  1. Sonja Sevcik April 1, 2020

    Peg & Meg,

    Dan & I saw Tim the very last time we attended Mass in March. Thank you so much for your tea recipe. I have been using many of your recipes and tonics since February when this thing began in the US. I am so grateful for all the food knowledge you have passed on to me personally and through Growing Great during this very difficult time. I know we are obscenely lucky to have the access and knowledge to these great foods at this time. Food and Zoom!

    Thank you again for all you do – Love Sonja Sevcik

  2. Karen Lewer October 30, 2020

    Question do I reheatvthe ingredients a 2nd time after straining and then add additional water? What do I do with first batch? Toss it?

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