Iahas-Spicy Honey Syrup

Spicy Honey Syrup


This homemade syrup is good for sore throat, cough, and even strengthens digestion. For heavy mucus or cough, make a tea by stirring it with warm water and lemon juice and sip throughout the day. This spicy honey can also be used as topping for your desserts or as a part of your charcuterie board.

Best for Kapha dosha.

Prep Time: 10 minutes plus 30 minutes to sit
Total Time: 40 Minutes
Serves: 1 person



  1. Char the cinnamon and cloves on an open flame or on a grill, till they collect ash. And then grind them to a fine black powder
  2. Add honey to this spice powder and place the container inside a double boiler
  3. Add ginger juice and lemon juice and mix well.
  4. Add water if you want a thinner consistency.
  5. Let it sit for 30 mins
  6. Store in an airtight container at room temperature

Serving suggestions

For weight loss tonic, add ground black pepper instead of cloves and double the amount of lemon juice. Mix 1 tablespoon of this syrup into warm water and sip at a 15-minute interval throughout the day.

Check out the Ayurvedic benefits of ingredients used in this recipe

Avi Kumar

Avi is an irreverent hard-core Engineer turned Marketer, who is focused on unveiling the secrets of Ayurveda, scientifically. His aim is to research Ayurveda, take what works, discard what's superseded by new discoveries, and in all increase in human knowledge.

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