Cold & Flu Herbal Tea
Cold & Flu Herbal Tea

That season of the crud is upon us and so what does a girl do? Why she calls her mom of course! My mom gave me a couple of recipes from her friend and after tweaking them – yes I just couldn’t resist, I came up with my recipe AND I have the original two to share with you also.  Homemade herbal tea’s are so comforting and soothing when the cold and flu hits; make sure to save these and see which you like best.  I’ll bet you like them all!



Carrie’s Soothing Herbal Tea

Ingredients:

1/2- 1 cup Pineapple Juice

1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root

1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon

2 teaspoons Bragg Organic apple cider vinegar, preferred

1 teaspoon lemon juice Pinch of cayenne pepper

1 – 2 teaspoons honey, to taste Hot water to dilute if desired

Directions:

In a small pan combine the pineapple juice, ginger root, cinnamon, vinegar, lemon juice and cayenne pepper.  Bring to a simmer and then let sit for 3-5 minutes to steep. 

Pour through a fine mesh strainer into a cup and pour in honey to taste.  I like my drinks strong, but if you prefer add in enough hot water to your liking of potency and enjoy.

Cleola’s Tea #1 Ingredients:

1/2 – 1 cup Pineapple Juice

1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

1 teaspoon honey Pinch of cayenne pepper

Directions:

Mix in a cup and add in enough hot water to desired strength and enjoy.

Cleola’s Tea #2

Ingredients:

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root

1/4 teaspoon turmeric

1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

1/4 teaspoon honey Pinch of cinnamon

1 cup boiling water

Directions:

Mix together, steep, drain the ginger root and enjoy.

 

I am not a doctor, nor trained in any way medically, nor claim to be. Please see your physician with any questions about these products, recipes or ingredients and use at your own discretion and responsibility. I waive all responsibility medically or any otherwise. 

Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2016

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