With the arrival of autumn and, shortly afterwards, winter, temperatures begin to drop and tea consumption increases every day.

In addition to being a very healthy and very tasty habit, the consumption of teas helps to warm up on the coldest days, also protecting against colds and fighting coughs.

Of course, each tea has its properties, doesn’t it? Therefore, below are some of these delicious drinks for cold periods.

Ginger tea

Ginger tea is a delicious drink that, in addition to warming up on winter days, also helps with weight loss. Like? It is a thermogenic drink, that is, it increases body temperature and also increases caloric expenditure for normal activities.


– 1 slice of lemon without peel
– 2 tablespoons of chopped ginger
– 1 liter of water
– honey or sweetener to taste

Method of preparation

Put the water in a container and heat it. When it starts to boil, add the ginger and lemon and turn off the heat. Then cover and let it sit sweltered for about ten minutes.

Black tea

Some say that black tea has a bitter taste, but this different recipe will change their concepts, check it out:


– 2 sachets of black tea
– 1 tablespoon of vanilla essence
– 1 tablespoon of grated ginger
– 1 star anise
– 1 unit of cinnamon stick
– 4 cloves
– 2 cups (of tea) of water
– honey or sweetener to taste

preparation mode

Put the water in a container and heat it. Add all the ingredients, with the exception of the honey or sweetener and the sachets, and then let it boil, always on low heat, for a period of approximately ten minutes. After this period, turn off and add the tea bags. Let stand covered for about five minutes, then strain and consumption.

Lemon, garlic and honey tea

Something quite common in this period when temperatures start to drop is the cold. A tea that, at first glance, may seem not good, but it helps a lot to fight colds and flu, is lemon and garlic tea with honey, which helps in the recovery process and improves the immune system.


– 1 lemon
– 2 peeled garlic cloves
– 2 cups of water
– 2 spoons of honey

preparation mode

In a container, put the water and bring to fire. Then, while heating, chop the garlic cloves, and cut the lemon into four pieces. When you notice that the water has started to boil, add the garlic and lemon and simmer for a period of approximately five minutes. After that, turn off, add the honey and let the drink rest, covered, until it becomes warm. Strain and then consume.

Attention: the consumption of teas should be avoided by pregnant patients without medical advice, as there are some teas that have abortifacient properties. In addition, patients with chronic diseases and who use continuous medications should seek medical advice regarding plants that can be safely consumed.

See too:

5 teas to cure colds and flu