Cayenne Lemon Tonic

READY IN: 2mins
Recipe by strangelittlebeast

This is like lemonade-with a kick!Much more concentrated than other lemonades,and feistier ,this is a great way to ward off a cold .The lemon and cayenne contribute vitamin c ,while the honey soothes sore throats and contributes its own antibacterial properties.This is good warm too.Slightly modified from a health food cookbook.

Top Review by UmmBinat

Wow! I like this and with a potential cold coming on this will definitely help!!! I used a kick of cayenne for sure but did not measure so it may not have been just as much. I like my lemonades more concentrated as well. I used raw honey and always heat the water to lower than boiling. I had this warm. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all ingredients well.
  2. If you are using raw honey ,you may want to heat the water to just under a boil before mixing with the honey,to ensure it all mixes together smoothly.
  3. Serve by the shot glass as is or serve 1/2 cup in warmed mugs.

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