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Immune Boosting Tonic (Ginger Lemon Garlic Honey)

This garlic ginger lemon honey mixture is great remedy for those looking to boost their immune system while sick during the cold and flu season or to fight a mild infection fast without antibiotics in a more natural way.

By combining garlic ginger lemon and honey you will get a powerful DIY immune boosting tonic (a natural antibiotic recipe) that will make your immune system stronger and capable enough to fight easily a viral, bacterial or yeast infection.

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A powerful all natural antibiotic recipe that became my favorite flu bomb remedy during cold and flu season over the last 5 years. This immune boosting tonic recipe is quite easy to make. It’s a garlic, ginger, lemon, honey remedy that’s suitable for the entire family, including kids!

Why I Make This Immune Boosting Tonic?

A few years ago I was constantly sick and getting cold after cold and many other infections on a regular basis. The conventional medication wasn’t helping, it was doing more damage. This made me look for natural immune boosting recipes that could actually help me fight all those infections.

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I wanted a more natural approach. I needed to strengthen my immune system fast and avoid all those antibiotics that put me in this position in the first place.

I discovered that natural remedies most of the time are much more potent then their synthetic counterparts, and slowly started to develop new habits that helped me grow a strong immune system.

This lemon garlic ginger and honey mixture was one of the first I implemented.

Lemon Ginger Garlic and Honey Mixture Benefits

Combining garlic, ginger, lemon and honey makes one of the best and effective immune boosting tonic recipes. All it’s ingredients have anti-fungal, antiviral and antibacterial properties and work synergistically, meaning they work even better when combined.

And I tried many immune boosting tonic recipes: with apple cider vinegar, with turmeric or cayenne pepper, they all were great but I felt that the key ingredient is always garlic.

This specific immune boosting tonic recipe is even easy to ingest, without feeling like vomiting after taking it.

Looking to boost your immune system when sick in a more natural way with lemon ginger garlic and honey.
Garlic Ginger Lemon and Honey Mixture

How Effective Is This Immune Boosting Tonic Recipe?

  1. Unlike the store-bought medicines which simply suppress our symptoms, the plant medicines work deep, strengthening our body’s immune system right at the core. It can be a general immune system stimulant (stimulates maximum blood circulation) or it can heal, relieve the pain and swelling by helping to move the excess mucus.
  2. Aids digestion and promotes detoxification. It is also a good tonic for the digestive tract’s flora and for the skin. 
  3. Great for viral infections (cold, flu). There are also a few studies showing the garlic effectiveness against many viruses including cytomegalovirus, rhinovirus, HIV, herpes simplex 1 and 2 viral pneumonia, and rotavirus. 
  4. Garlic and ginger have antimicrobial activity against many pathogens (strep, staph, helicobacter pylori, mycobacterium tuberculosis, clostridium, klebsiella and other bacteria responsible for sinus, ear, lung and urinary tract infections). 
  5. Antifungal properties. Both animal and in vitro studies have shown garlic to be more potent than nystatin, gentian violet, and six other reputed antifungal agents in inhibiting fungal infections. 
  6. Mixing all these ingredients is better than using each of them separately. Their beneficial effect is synergistic, meaning they work even better together by enhancing the properties of each. For example honey has the property to pull and concentrate the medicinal properties of the other ingredients (in this case garlic and ginger). And the lemon – helps with the absorption of key nutrients and antioxidants.

Prophylactic As Well As Therapeutic Immune Boosting Tonic 

To get a therapeutic effect from garlic, ginger, lemon and honey, we need more than we can comfortably consume. By making this immune boosting tonic you ensure you get a large dose.

What’s interesting about garlic, is that when the clove is chopped, chewed, or crushed, it produces allicin – an active compound with powerful anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-carcinogenic and antioxidant properties.

However, these benefits are destroyed when garlic is heated, so consuming it raw is the the best way to ensure you get those benefits.

And since no one loves to chew some raw garlic, this tonic disguises its unpleasantness perfectly!

Immune boosting tonic recipe made with simple healing ingredients, honey, lemon, ginger, garlic

This natural antibiotic recipe is easy to make and take. It’s suitable for adults and even kids. My toddler has no problem taking a spoonful of this tonic when she’s having a cold. Followed by a few sips of water just to wash the taste in the mouth.

How Can I Boost My Immune System Fast?

It’s a simple and at the same time a very complex question, but here is what can help you:

  1. First make some lifestyle changes, check your diet, exercise, sleep patterns and stress levels.
  2. Then you can have some extra help with vitamins and nutrients that will help your immune system fight viruses and bacteria. Here is where this immune boosting tonic comes into play.

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How to Make The Garlic Ginger Lemon Honey Tonic

This immune boosting tonic recipe is made with four renowned health ingredients:

  • raw fresh garlic
  • raw fresh ginger
  • raw lemon (whole)
  • raw honey (manuka honey is the most potent)

Other Immune Boosting Ingredients You Can Add

to make it even more potent, like:

Lemon ginger garlic honey mixture - a powerful cold and flu bomb recipe.
Make a paste (left side) and swallow, or chop everything (right side) and chew if you have a throat pain. Use your food processor to make it faster: add all ingredients in there and pulse a few times to get the desired consistency.
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Immune Boosting Tonic Recipe (Ginger Lemon Garlic Honey)

This garlic ginger lemon honey mixture is great remedy for those looking to boost their immune system while sick during the cold and flu season or to fight a mild infection fast without antibiotics in a more natural way. A natural cold and flu bomb recipe suitable for adults and kids as well.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Supplement
Cuisine: All
Servings: 8 oz (48 tsp)
Calories: 22.1kcal
Author: HealthyTasteOfLife
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Ingredients
 

  • 2 small fresh lemons (~1/2 cup) - (with the skin or not, cut into large chunks)
  • 1/2 cup fresh ginger - (peeled, cut into chunks)
  • 1/2 cup fresh garlic cloves - (peeled)
  • 1/2 cup raw honey - organic

Instructions
 

  • Add all ingredients roughly chopped in a blender, pulsing for a few seconds until everything turns into a paste.
    The mixture contains not only the juice but also the fibers from the whole fruit/vegetable which makes it even more beneficial for your gut microbiome.

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Notes

Honey Garlic Ginger Lemon Tonic Tips & Suggestions

  1. This immune boosting tonic is best taken on an empty stomach in the morning and/or half an hour before meals and before going to bed.
  2. As a preventive measure you can take one or two teaspoons per day based on personal requirement.
  3. If you are in the middle of fighting a cold or an acute infection take 1 teaspoon every 3-4 hours.
  4. The benefits of this tonic are best experienced if used consistently until you feel better and a few days after you recover.
  5. Remember what you put into your body is what you get, so use only fresh raw, organic, unpasteurized ingredients. Prior to cutting make sure everything is washed and clean.

Storage:

Store the immune boosting tonic in a seal-able container (preferably glass) in the fridge. The longer its sits in the fridge the more potent it gets; but the taste gets milder and more pleasant.
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Nutrition

Serving: 1tsp | Calories: 22.1kcal | Carbohydrates: 5.9g | Protein: 0.6g | Sodium: 2.2mg | Potassium: 63.2mg | Fiber: 0.7g | Sugar: 2.7g | Vitamin C: 5.5mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.1mg

The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator.

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Karlita

Tuesday 12th of October 2021

I made this recipe last night and added chopped tumeric root as well. It is a little strong and has a burn after consumption. Should I still consume it? Is it safe? Is the taste supposed to be good or bad? I believe by me adding tumeric as well, I used over the recommended amount of 1/2 cup. I probably should have split the ginger and tumeric so it could equal 1/2 cup together versus separately. I made this because we have been exposed to Covid. My mom is currently hospitalized with Covid and has a blood clot, can I still let her take it? She is on blood thinner due to the clot. I think this will help her feel better and come home sooner

HealthyTasteOfLife

Tuesday 12th of October 2021

You can add turmeric as much as you want (or better said - tolerate). My rule of thumb is: after adding all ingredients in the container add as much honey to cover everything. Usually it tastes stronger and more pungent the first 2 days, but then the longer it sits, the taste gets milder.

Cynthia

Monday 11th of October 2021

Hi. I made this myself and shared the recipe to my mom. She has limes on hand but no lemons is that an ok substitute?

HealthyTasteOfLife

Tuesday 12th of October 2021

Lemons and limes are not much different in terms of their nutritional value and potential health benefits, so technically you could use them, if you don't mind the taste.

Kenny Chan

Sunday 19th of September 2021

Well, I have been drinking n mixing this remedy for the past 4yrs,

I blend, - garlic - ginger - tumeric - whole lemon (no peel) - honey - apple cider vinegar

Store in tupperware in the fridge, chill not frozen u idiot,

Every morning scope 1 or 2,mix some water, cold or warm ur choice n swollow it with 1st thing u get up, not touching ur wife or husband,

Then u are good to go do whatever shits u have to, U can eat, don't eat, totally up to u, just bare in MIND,

THIS WILL BE THE 1ST THING TO DO EVERYDAY WHEN U GET UP UNTIL THE DAY U STOP BREATHING.

OK I HAVE SAID IT ALL, HOW'S THE BENEFITS OF THESE THE EDITOR HAVE MENTIONED.

I HAVEN'T BEEN GOTTEN FLU, FEVER, I'M PHYSICALLY MORE FIT THAN EVER, I AM ALREADY 45,I DIDN'T FEEL YOUNGER WHEN I WAS IN MY 30s, I WAS A 'SICK PERSON' ALWAYS, CLINIC AND HOSPITAL HAD MAKE SO MUCH MONEY FROM ME, ENOUGH OF TALK, JUST DO IT AND,

GOD BLESS U ALL, I SHOULD HAVE DONE THE ABOVE WHEN MY MOM WAS STILL ALIVE, SINCERELY.

KENNY CHAN FROM JOHOR - MALAYSIA

Karlita

Tuesday 12th of October 2021

@Kenny Chan,

Do you have any measurement pointers and extra ingredients you use to make the taste milder? It was my first time making it so I think mixing the tumeric in made it way stronger as if I was just to use the ginger itself.

Shell

Saturday 18th of September 2021

I just start taking the immune boosting tonic! Need a boost!

Hannan

Tuesday 7th of September 2021

Hi im using this recipe to boost my immune & recovery when i suffer from covid.. how long can i keep this in refrigerator.. its been months and i still consume it.. is it ok?

HealthyTasteOfLife

Tuesday 7th of September 2021

If it still has the same smell and doesn't look spoiled then it should be fine.