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mug of cayenne pepper tea on cutting board

4-Ingredient Feel-Better Tea

An easy, all-natural homemade cold and cough fighter made simply with just a few common household ingredients.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword all-natural tea, cold fighting tea, drink for health, drink to fight cold and flu, honey and lemon tea, how to make cayenne pepper tea, how to make cayenne tea, natural soothing tea, throat soothing tea
Prep Time 3 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Author Jazzmine from Dash of Jazz


  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 lemon
  • warm water
  • 1 clove garlic optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger optional


  1. Squeeze juice of 1/2 lemon into a mug then drop in squeezed lemon as well.

  2. Add honey and cayenne.

  3. Top up mug with warm water and stir until all ingredients are dissolved.