Lift Your Winter Spirits The Old Way
Other than the obvious mood-lifting, warmth and sleep benefits that come with responsible drinking, certain spirits offer variety of healing benefits. Perhaps its time we revisit how our ancestors warded off the common winter cold.
Liquor City shares ways you can shake of the common cold this winter.
Hot Toddy: Traditional Winter Feel-Better
Helps relieve congestion, soothes sore throat, gives you a good dose of vitamin C
Elijah Craig Bourbon
Ginger Tonic: Cold Fighter
Helps with nausea, encourages sweating, good for coughs
Triple 3 Three Gin
Label 5 whiskey
Cough Kicker: Cough Syrup
Soothes sore throat, loosens mucous in the chest, alternative cough syrup
CR & F Premium Brandy
Antibacterial properties help fight of cold-causing bacteria, boosts memory
Corralejo Premium Tequila
Russian Remedy: All round cold-kicker
Gives you a dose of calcium, boosts energy, soothes sore throat, helps with cholesterol
NB : Alcohol can dehydrate the body, make sure you drink a lot of water!
Recipes and images: Liquor City