When we choose healthy sweets, the first thought is honey. But honey is not always useful and not for everyone …
Honey has a number of beneficial properties, including immunostimulating and anti-inflammatory. It is these properties that determine the recommendations to drink tea with honey for colds or bronchitis, flu, sore throat and other similar diseases. True, tea with honey will bring benefits only if you drink it correctly.
How to make tea with honey?
At first glance, everything is simple - make tea, pour it into a cup, add boiling water and honey to taste, after which you can safely drink. However, things are not as they seem. If you ask yourself this question, you can find interesting information - experts believe that honey cannot be added to hot tea. That is why, most often it is recommended to first cool the tea to 40-50 degrees, then add the amount of honey you need. Well, either there is a bite of honey, or with a sweet sandwich.
How and when to drink tea with honey?
Morning cup of tea with honey will help the body to wake up faster, and tea with honey at night will help to relax.
If you are going to drink tea with honey for medicinal purposes (for colds or acute respiratory infections), drink it at night.
If you are trying to lose weight, remember that honey is a fairly high-calorie product.
Try to rinse your mouth with clean water after tea with honey to avoid tooth decay.
honey can be put not only in black, but also in green tea. There are also recipes for drinks with the addition of ginger, cinnamon, and of course, lemon. They perfectly complement and diversify the taste of tea with honey.
Who is not allowed to drink tea with honey?
Of course, there are cases of individual intolerance to honey. It is also not recommended to give honey to children under 3 years old. If you have serious chronic diseases, you should consult your doctor before using honey.