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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 181.5
  • Total Fat: 0.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 0.2 g

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Relieve Colds With Hot Brandy Relieve Colds With Hot Brandy
Number of Servings: 1


    4 oz of hot water
    2 oz of brandy
    1 TBSP. of honey
    Juice from 1/4 Lemon


Bring approximately 4 oz. of water to a boil in a coffee mug, about 1 minute.

Stir a Tablespoon of honey (to taste) to the water. Honey is soothing for sore throats and irritated mucus membranes; it is also believed to have sedative properties and relieve coughs and stuffy noses.

Add 2 oz. of brandy into the cup, Brandy has several properties to recommend it as a treatment, such as the antimicrobial properties of the alcohol and its ability to thin the mucus built up by the cold. In proper amounts, it can also be very calming.

Quarter a lemon and squeeze it into the Toddy. Lemon has loads of citric acid and vitamin C to help loosen phlegm and boost the immune system. Lemon also has astringent qualities, which will reduce swelling in the throat and is an excellent anti-oxidant.

You'll rest easier and the ingredients will help you to breathe more freely, cough less and ease the pain and irritation from the cold.

Serving Size:1

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