During this cold and flu season, we wondered which home remedy works for you. Ginger ale for an upset stomach? Check! (13 votes) Gargling with salt water for a scratchy throat? Check! (14 votes) Drinking tea with honey (and whiskey) for a sore throat? The undeniable winner with 21 votes. That whiskey bit was a write-in from someone who will remain anonymous, but it appeared to carry the day. Cheers.