Alcohol dilates blood vessels. The steam in hot drinks works with the decongestant benefits of alcohol and makes it easier for mucous membranes to treat nasal congestion. Whiskey can also soothe aching muscles and soothe a sore throat. One of the oldest remedies of the kings of drinking.
Prepare a glass of whiskey, dark rum, fresh lemon juice, ginger juice, honey, some apple brandy if available and apple slices for garnish. Pour the whiskey and honey into a cup, add the lemon juice and then the water. Stir until blended, then add a clove-filled lemon wedge as a side dish. Don't you like nails? Replace it with a 1-inch cut section of fresh ginger root.
It will have a spark, but it will help your body.