2. Raw Honey
Your mother might have told you to have hot tea with lemon and honey when you have a sore throat or feel a cold coming on. Raw honey has been shown to have antibacterial properties, fight off infections and soothe sore throats. Not only have these benefits been prized for generations, but modern studies have shown support for honey’s preventative and soothing qualities. It is full of antioxidants that can boost the immune system. It also keeps the affected area moist and creates a barrier that prevents infections. Honey can be taken right from the jar, but look for raw honey from that has more of its natural benefits.