Warm Orange Spice Drink for Cold & Flu

"I created this drink when I felt a bad cold coming on, and wanted a tasty way to keep it at bay. Oranges provide vitamin C, honey soothes sore throats, cinnamon helps relive nausea, clove quells coughs, and ginger root aids in clearing the sinuses. Also a delicious, warming beverage for those chilly winter days."
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  • In a small saucepan, mix orange juice, water, ginger, cinnamon and clove over medium heat.
  • Once the mixture is hot, stir in honey until dissolved.
  • Pour into a mug and enjoy.

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  1. This recipe couldn't have come at a better time for me. I have been fighting off a cold for a few days now and I can tell that this is definitely going to help me fight it off. I love the tangy flavor combination! Thank you for the great recipe! [Made & Reviewed for PAC Spring '09]
  2. Beautiful to kill a cold and delicious even if you do not have one. I did find it a few tads too sweet but I used the greater amount of creamed honey as that is what I had on hand. I used spring water, fresh grated gingerroot which is lovely in here, plus the rest of the ingredients. I will make this often but will try it with the least amount of honey next time and insha Allah (God willing) use raw when I get some.


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