Heirloom Meals: Savoring Yesterday's Traditions Today

Nana’s Sore Throat Elixir

Nana’s Sore Throat Elixir


  • 1 lemon
  • 1-2 cups water
  • Honey


  1. Start with a lemon. Place it on counter and roll it under the palm of your hand for 30 seconds to loosen the juice.
  2. Cut it into quarters, place in a small saucepan with a cup or two of water, and bring to a boil.
  3. Put a tablespoon or any amount of honey you like (to taste) in a mug.
  4. Pour hot lemon juice through a strainer into mug, stir and let the soothing begin!
  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 15 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

Categories: Heirloom Recipes

Tags: remedy, lemon