Honey Lemon Decongestant

Good to drink when you are feeling under the weather. And tasty to boot!


  • 1-½ Cups water just under the boil
  • 2 Herba Tussin Tea Bags by Traditional Medicinals, or something similar
  • 2-3 slices lemon
  • 1 Tablespoon Raw Honey or to taste
  • 1 Teaspoon Honey Lemon Bee Stinger or apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Teaspoon Bourbon Whiskey or to taste


  1. Start water to boil. Meanwhile, in a large mug, place 2 teabags and lemon slices.
  2. When water is just starting to boil, but not vigorously, turn off stove and pour hot water over tea bags. Let steep for 5-8 minutes.
  3. Either remove tea bags and lemon slices or leave them in the mug, your choice. The longer they stay in the stronger the tea becomes.
  4. Finish off the tea with the raw honey, Honey Lemon Bee Stinger and Bourbon.

Honey Lemon Tonic Detoxifier


  • 1 4-ounce bottle honey lemon bee stinger concentrate
  • 4 Lemons with zest and juice
  • 4 Oranges with zest and juice
  • 1-2 four inch cinnamon sticks
  • 2 green cardamom pods, crushed
  • 1 Teaspoon whole mace, not ground
  • One thai pepper pod, whole and uncut (Optional)
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh turmeric, grated
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh ginger, grated
  • ½  teaspoon each oregano, rosemary, thyme and lavender
  • ¼ Cup raw local honey

Instructions: Cold infusion Method

  1. In a 1 quart mason jar, add 1 four ounce bottle honey lemon bee stinger drinking vinegar concentrate, juice and zest of lemons and oranges, cinnamon, cardamom, mace, Thai pepper, turmeric, ginger, oregano, rosemary, thyme and lavender. Add Honey. Place lid on securely and shake vigorously for 1-2 minutes. Place in coldest part of refrigerator for 24 hours.
  2. In a strainer over a large bowl, pour and drain tonic for 10-20 minutes to remove herbs, spices and zest solids. Place strained liquid back into a clean mason jar. Keep refrigerated in coldest part of refrigerator.
  3. Take as 1 ounce shot twice daily. Discard after 5 days.