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* In ''Fanfic/MaFille'', Von Kaiser makes Joe ginger tea while he has the flu.

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* In the ''VideoGame/PunchOut'' ''Fanfic/MaFille'', Von Kaiser makes Glass Joe ginger tea while he has the flu.


* ''The Riddlers'': In the episode "In the Soup", Mr. Grimly advises a sick Majorie to keep warm and drink lots of hot drinks.

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* ''The Riddlers'': In Discussed in the episode "In the Soup", Soup" - Mr. Grimly advises a sick Majorie to keep warm and drink lots of hot drinks.

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* ''The Riddlers'': In the episode "In the Soup", Mr. Grimly advises a sick Majorie to keep warm and drink lots of hot drinks.

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* ''Series/FraggleRock'': In "[[Recap/FraggleRockS3E5PebblePoxBlues Pebble Pox Blues]]", Bobber makes dooganberry tea for Wembley's pebble pox.

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** In [[https://lemonheadandlollipup.tumblr.com/post/173265037040/this-is-the-longest-comic-ive-ever-done-shoutout this comic]], Lemonhead makes herself some peppermint tea after she has a nightmare, but gives it to Lollipup when the pup also has a nightmare.

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** Implied in [[https://lemonheadandlollipup.tumblr.com/post/146217191350/sick-day-doodle-the-sketch-is-about-as-big this sketch]], which shows a sick bathrobe-clad Lollipup holding a cup of tea.


* Creator/GeorgeMacDonaldFraser repeatedly asserted that in the British Army, a hot sweet cup of tea is the remedy for all ills except perhaps a bullet through the stomach - and he isn't sure about this last proviso. The British military's enthusiasm for ASpotOfTea ''does'' have practical benefits, however, being both a good prophylactic against hypothermia ''and'' a good incentive to make sure the water has been boiled properly.

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* Creator/GeorgeMacDonaldFraser repeatedly asserted that in the British Army, a hot sweet cup of tea is the remedy for all ills except perhaps a bullet through the stomach - and he isn't sure about this last proviso. The British military's enthusiasm for ASpotOfTea ''does'' have practical benefits, however, being both a good prophylactic against hypothermia ''and'' a good incentive to make sure the water has been boiled properly. [[Series/{{MASH}} Hawkeye]] would agree with the bullet through the stomach remark, as pointed out above in Live-Action TV.

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** Lollipup returns the favor [[https://lemonheadandlollipup.tumblr.com/post/172659420130 here]], when she makes tea for Lemonhead, who has just had a nightmare of her own.


* Evoked in ''Film/AChristmasCarolTheMusical'': When Bob Cratchit asks to go home from work early on Christmas Eve
to be with his sick son Tiny Tim, Scrooge coldly retorts "I suggest Tiny Tim drink tea." Of course this is before the ghosts teach him that Tim's illness [[LittlestCancerPatient isn't the kind that tea can cure.]]

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* Evoked in ''Film/AChristmasCarolTheMusical'': When Bob Cratchit asks to go home from work early on Christmas Eve
Eve to be with his sick son Tiny Tim, Scrooge coldly retorts "I suggest Tiny Tim drink tea." Of course this is before the ghosts teach him that Tim's illness [[LittlestCancerPatient isn't the kind that tea can cure.]]


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* On ''Series/{{Psych}}'', as Lassiter recovers from a poisoning that nearly made him insane, Shawn hands him a coffee cup, which Lassie quickly drinks...and almost spits out. Turns out it's not coffee or tea, but gazpacho. Lassie doesn't think it's that bad.

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* [[https://lemonheadandlollipup.tumblr.com/post/116817844150 This]] ''Webcomic/LemonheadAndLollipup'' comic has Lemonhead makes Lollipup a cup of herbal tea after Lollipup wakes up from a nightmare.


* In general, hot drinks with things like honey, and chicken soup, can help quite a bit with illnesses like the common cold where there is no "cure" other than time. Sick people often prolong their illnesses by not eating, and not getting enough fluids (because feeling sick is not conducive to proper nutrition). Substances like this can help with mild dehydration, provided needed nutrients, electrolytes, and vitamins that the body needs to actually fight the infection, along with making the person more comfortable so they can sleep. This is the main reason these types of hot drinks and soups are helpful for sick people. This obviously only works with minor colds and such, if you have a severe fever or anything else seriously wrong it's time to see a doctor.

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* In general, hot drinks with things like honey, and chicken soup, can help quite a bit with illnesses like the common cold where there is no "cure" other than time. Sick people often prolong their illnesses by not eating, and not getting enough fluids (because feeling sick is not conducive to proper nutrition). Substances like this can help with mild dehydration, provided and provide needed nutrients, electrolytes, and vitamins that the body needs to actually fight the infection, along with making the person more comfortable so they can sleep.rest (which lets the immune system work faster). This is the main reason these types of hot drinks and soups are helpful for sick people. This obviously only works with minor colds and such, if you have a severe fever or anything else seriously wrong it's time to see a doctor.

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* In general, hot drinks with things like honey, and chicken soup, can help quite a bit with illnesses like the common cold where there is no "cure" other than time. Sick people often prolong their illnesses by not eating, and not getting enough fluids (because feeling sick is not conducive to proper nutrition). Substances like this can help with mild dehydration, provided needed nutrients, electrolytes, and vitamins that the body needs to actually fight the infection, along with making the person more comfortable so they can sleep. This is the main reason these types of hot drinks and soups are helpful for sick people. This obviously only works with minor colds and such, if you have a severe fever or anything else seriously wrong it's time to see a doctor.

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* ''WebAnimation/IfTheEmperorHadATextToSpeechDevice'': When the Emperor summons [[GutteralGrowler Helbrecht]] for the Imperial podcast he insists that the gravel-voiced High Marshal drink some tea. After a couple sips he throws the mug in [[ButtMonkey Boy's]] face, gouging his eye out.

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* In ''[[VideoGame/PuttPutt Putt-Putt Saves the Zoo]]'', Skeeter the snake has been rendered too cold to move, since he's coldblooded and stuck in the Zoo's Arcticland section. Putt-Putt has to give him some hot cocoa to warm him up so he can return to his part of the zoo.


* Evoked in ''Film/AChristmasCarolTheMusical'': When Bob Cratchit asks to go home from work early on Christmas Eve to be with his sick son Tiny Tim, Scrooge coldly retorts "I suggest Tiny Tim drink tea." Of course this is before the ghosts teach him that Tim's illness [[LittlestCancerPatient isn't the kind that tea can cure.]]

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* In ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' whenever someone is sad or sick, Sheldon says social convention requires giving them a hot beverage. Refusing it "is not an option".
* Evoked in ''Film/AChristmasCarolTheMusical'': When Bob Cratchit asks to go home from work early on Christmas Eve Eve
to be with his sick son Tiny Tim, Scrooge coldly retorts "I suggest Tiny Tim drink tea." Of course this is before the ghosts teach him that Tim's illness [[LittlestCancerPatient isn't the kind that tea can cure.]]

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