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9 Best Teas for a Sore Throat

9 Best Teas for a Sore Throat

Best Teas for a Sore Throat

When you’re feeling under the weather, nothing hits the spot like a warm cup of tea. The soothing and healing properties of tea are well-known in many cultures all over the world. 

Aside from being delicious and packed with medicinal properties to soothe your body; many types of teas help fight off illnesses. While it can't replace traditional medicine completely it's often used as relief when fighting against symptoms such as a sore throat.

Is drinking tea good for a sore throat? 

Many teas contain chemical compounds that act as antioxidants called polyphenols or flavonoids. These antioxidants control the damaging effects of free radicals which can help your body fight off illnesses such as a cold or virus.  

Drinking tea helps hydrate your body overall which is important when you're feeling unwell.

What kind of tea is good for a sore throat? 

The best teas to try when you're looking for relief from a sore throat are: 

1. Chamomile
2. Turmeric Lemon Apple
3. Ginger Lemon Tea
4. Green Tea
5. Mint Verbena Tea
6. Cinnamon Tea
7. Honey Rooibos
8. Green Turmeric
9. Immunity Tea

1. Chamomile Tea

Chamomile tea has anti-inflammatory properties that reduce redness and swelling. It has been used for centuries to soothe sore throats. Our organic chamomile blossoms have a soft, honey-like sweetness with hints of floral and apple flavor. 

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2. Turmeric Lemon Apple

A spicy and sweet harmonious blend. The turmeric flirts with lemony notes and sweet apple. This tea is full of spices with antiviral properties such as clove, ginger, turmeric and cinnamon which are known immunity boosters

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 Organic Turmeric Lemon Apple tea

 3. Ginger Lemon Tea

This lemony ginger tea is sure to soothe a sore throat. The lemon is an excellent source for vitamin C and its anti-inflammatory ginger. 

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4. Green Tea

Green tea contains many antioxidants called polyphenols. The antioxidants can act as a natural anti-inflammatory. One study found that gargling a green tea solution reduced the pain in sore throats for patients. 

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5. Mint Tea

An herbal tea like mint verbena can help soothe a sore throat. The peppermint in menthol acts as a decongestant. 

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Organic Mint Verbena Tea

We also recommend our Rooibos Chocolate Mint tea. 

6. Cinnamon Tea

Cinnamon tea is a traditional remedy for healing cough, cold, flu and sore throat. It's loaded with anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, help soothe a sore throat. 

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7. Honey Rooibos

This warm herbal drink will help soothe your sore throat and clear up congestion. Rooibos will help comfort you if you're feeling under the weather and soothe any sore throat. 

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Organic Honey Rooibos Tea

Try our Organic Rooibos Tea Box.

8. Green Turmeric

Turmeric tea is not only used to treat a sore throat but also to treat a cough and cold. Its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antiseptic properties help provide relief from sore throat pain. 

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9. Immunity Tea

Our Immunity tea is loaded with an sore throat soothing aromatic blend of (*organic) apple*, ginger*, orange peel*, peppermint leaf*, eucalyptus leaf*, sage leaf*, and elderberry flowers*. 

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If you're looking to discover new teas that can help you feel better try our Immune Boosting tea box. 

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