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Lemon and honey in hot water is a traditional Chinese sore throat treatment. Use enough to flavor it like a hot tea. Honey is known to have antibacterial properties. Lemon is high in vitamin C. The warm drink just feels good going down. If you are not fond of lemon, lime would probably be a good substitute. Although, it has about half the vitamin C of a lemon.

Just a caution, if you have asthma, many doctors recommend that you stay away from honey. It is a trigger for some asthmatics.
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