Snack, Therapeutic drink
March 15, 2020
I make this regularly for family and friends when they're dealing with a cold, flu, bronchitis... It is flavourful, yet soothing.
Turmeric - Reduces inflammation.
Ginger - Anti-inflammatory and Anti-Oxidant Effects
Thyme - Antibacterial and immunity enhancement – helps treat acute bronchitis
Cloves - Excellent source of polyphenols that help to regulate immune function
Cinnamon - Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory,
Black pepper - Boosts nutrient absorption
Lemon - Liver supportive, Vitamin C with bioflavanoids
Unpasteurized honey - Antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory
1Place all ingredients (except honey) into saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer over low heat with lid on for an hour or two.
2Pour into cups and add honey to taste.
2 cups filtered water
1 thumb size pieces of fresh turmeric or 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 thumb size pieces of fresh ginger
4-6 sprigs fresh thyme or 2 teaspoons dried
6 whole cloves
Stick of cinnamon
4 whole black peppercorns
1 lemon cut into four pieces