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Immunity Tea

Whenever I have the slightest feeling of getting a cold, if that be a scratchy throat, grogginess, stuffy nose, etc. I immediately start my herbal remedies regimen. I begin by drinking 3-5 cups of a tea a day. Normally, I buy boxed tea bags at the grocery store, but since I found my favorite store in Berkeley, Lhasa Karnak Herb Company, I have been buying different roots and herbs to create my own remedies. So, since I’m fighting a cold I made an echinacea root, rose hip and ginger tea.  What a soothing way to wind down after a busy day of work. 


  • 1 teaspoon echinacea root
  • 1 teaspoon rose hip
  • 1/4 inch ginger root, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 8 oz of water 
  • 1/4 lemon 
  • 1 teaspoon honey 

Bring first four ingredients to a simmer and cook for about 10 minutes. 

Strain water into a mug and discard the herbs. Squeeze lemon juice and add honey. Stir and let your body thank you. 

Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea,  

Toots and Kakes 

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