That's it. Those three simple ingredients are guaranteed to give you the extra boost you need first thing in the morning or to keep you charged all afternoon. If you are trying to ween yourself off of caffeine or simply try alternative warm drinks, this is one drink to add to your "must-try" list.
When I first started drinking this, I actually felt like I didn't need to drink as much caffeinated tea. For me, drinking this simple concoction had an almost immediate effect on my energy level and improved mood! For a spicier taste, add a few slices of fresh ginger to your drink.
Honey, warm water, and lemon also have other health benefits, such as weight loss, improved digestion, stomach cleanser, and clear skin. See for yourself how beneficial this simple and inexpensive drink can be for your health. I have found it to be particularly beneficial right when I feel a cold is coming on.
The exact proportions of the ingredients really depend on your tolerance levels. I suggest starting out with either one-half fresh squeezed or 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, 8 ounces of hot water, and 1 tablespoon of honey. If you are looking for a lower calorie drink, try substituting the honey for organic light agave.
As you continue to make the drink, you'll experiment and adjust the proportions according to taste. If you are looking for yet another simpler solution with the same effects, you can buy instant ginger honey crystals on Amazon for just $7 and add lemon juice.