Health Remedies

Cinnamon Orange and Manuka Honey Tea

  • Easy

  • 15 mins

Zingy citrus, and sweet Manuka honey contrasts with woody black pepper in this tasty sore throat soother. This all-natural – and super tasty – tea harnesses the antimicrobial and health-supporting benefits of nature’s sweet superfood.

  • Skill Level

    Easy

  • Prep Time

    5 mins

  • Cooking Time

    10 mins

  • Servings

    1

Ingredients

  • A squeeze of Capilano Active Manuka Honey 
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 1-inch cinnamon stick
  • 4 slices of fresh orange
  • 1 dash of black pepper
  • 1 piece ginger, 1-2 inches (2-4cm)
  1. Pour the water into a saucepan. Add cinnamon stick, ginger and 3 slices of lemon.
  2. Let the water come to a boil, then reduce to medium heat and let it simmer for 3-5 minutes until the water reduces to only 1 cup.
  3. Take off the heat. Mix well, strain and pour into a mug.
  4. Add your squeeze of Capilano Manuka Honey and black pepper. Stir. Finish off with a slice of fresh orange.
  5. Tip: Serve cold with slices of seasonal fruit for a nourishing non-alcoholic punch.

Used in this recipe

  1. Pour the water into a saucepan. Add cinnamon stick, ginger and 3 slices of lemon.
  2. Let the water come to a boil, then reduce to medium heat and let it simmer for 3-5 minutes until the water reduces to only 1 cup.
  3. Take off the heat. Mix well, strain and pour into a mug.
  4. Add your squeeze of Capilano Manuka Honey and black pepper. Stir. Finish off with a slice of fresh orange.
  5. Tip: Serve cold with slices of seasonal fruit for a nourishing non-alcoholic punch.

The health benefits of bioactive Manuka Honey

 

Explore the health benefits of bioactive Manuka Honey, nature’s sweet superfood. 

Honey has been a natural remedy for centuries, and scientists continue to study and discover the health properties of Australian active Manuka honey. Here are just a few of honey’s amazing health properties, which you can read more about here.

ENZYMES

Honey can contain enzymes such as phosphatase, amylase, glucose oxidase, invertase, diastase and catalase.

TRACE ELEMENTS

Honey has been found to contain small amounts of 54 different minerals and elements including potassium, sodium, iron, B vitamins and vitamin C.

POLYPHENOLS

Phenolics such as courmaric acid, gallic acid and caffeic acid contribute to the antioxidant properties of honey.

Learn more about Manuka in our FREE Sweet Superfood eBook here.

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