9 Ways to Treat Cold with Honey

9 Ways to Treat Cold with Honey

Cold is a viral infection of your upper respiratory tract i.e. your nose and throat. Colds are not harmful, but have symptoms such as runny nose, sore throat, cough, mild fever, sneezing, etc. Colds are usually cured in about 7 – 10 days.

You can easily reduce cold symptoms with Raw and Cold-Extracted Organic Honey. In this article we are going to explain how it helps to treat the cold.


All raw honey contain 22 amino acids, 27 minerals and 5,000 enzymes. Minerals include iron, zinc, potassium, calcium, phosphorous, magnesium and selenium. Vitamins found in honey include vitamin B6, thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid and niacin.

Raw Honey also contains powerful superfoods, such as pollen, propolis and royal jelly. 

Honey has natural properties which help to treat colds.

  • Honey contains antioxidant, antibacterial, and antimicrobial properties that fight against the virus, bacteria, and fungus to treat the cold and its underlying symptoms.

  • It helps to soothe a sore or scratchy throat naturally and relieves irritation.

  • It boosts the immune system, which reduces the severity of cold and also prevents future colds and other viruses.

How Honey is used to treat Cold:


1. Honey and Cinnamon

Cinnamon has anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal properties that effectively prevent colds.

  • Mix one tablespoon of lukewarm honey and 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon powder.

  • Consume this twice a day for three days.

  • Note: You can mix honey and cinnamon into fruit salads, hot water, fruit juices, tea etc.


2. Honey

Regularly consuming honey will help treat colds and their symptoms, as well as many other health problems.

  • Consume one tablespoon of organic honey at the first sign of a cold or cough.

  • Note: You can add honey and lemon juice to tea or warm water if you do not want to consume it raw.

3. Honey Gargle

Honey gargles ease the pain of a sore throat and help the body get rid of colds faster.

  • Mix a tablespoon of lemongrass, mint leaves or lemon juice with two cups of hot water.

  • Add a teaspoon of honey and let the mixture cool to room temperature.

  • Gargle the solution.

4. Honey and Raw Onions

  • Cut a whole red onion into slices.

  • Coat the onion slices with honey.

  • Allow the honey and onions to soak overnight and consume a teaspoon the following morning.

  • Repeat the process multiple times a day as needed.

5. Honey, Lemon, and Ginger

  • Obtain an 8 ounce canning jar.

  • Quarter a whole lemon and place the slices in the jar.

  • Grate a 1.5” square nob of ginger and add to the jar.

  • Mix and add enough honey to fill the jar while stirring the mixture.Soak for a few hours and then add 1 or 2 teaspoons of the mixture to hot water and drink.

  • Note: Make sure to keep the jar in the refrigerator for further use.

6. Honey and Cinnamon Tea

Honey and cinnamon suppress cough, which allows a person with cold symptoms to get a better night sleep.

  • Steep 0.5 to 3 teaspoons of cinnamon bark in a cup of water for five minutes, then remove the bark.

  • Add 2 teaspoons of honey and mix well.

  • Note: It is best to drink this tea before bed to improve the quality of sleep.

7. Honey and Lemon Tea

Regularly drinking honey and lemon tea will help get rid of cold symptoms.

  • Combine 2 tablespoons of honey with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice into a mug.

  • Add enough hot water to fill the mug.

  • Stir and drink.

8. Honey with Lemon and Cinnamon

Regularly drinking honey with lemon and cinnamon will prevent colds and help alleviate cold symptoms.

  • Squeeze half of a lemon into ½ cup of warm water.

  • Add 2 tablespoons of honey and 1 pinch of cinnamon.

  • Stir well and drink

9. Organic Sidr (Beri) Honey For Cold

Organic Sidr (Beri) Honey contains antibacterial, antiviral properties, which makes it effective in treating cold and flu symptoms.  It contains more minerals, amino acids, vitamins, and antioxidants than any other type of honey, which allows it to boost the immune system to prevent colds and provide more energy.  


We hope that you have found the above information useful. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to get in touch. 

We wish you and your family best of health and happiness. Ameen. 

Daniyal (Founder) Simply the great food. 

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