Ayurvedic Cold Fighting Tea
- Thumbsize knob of Ginger, skin on, cut into tiny chunks
- 3 x lemon slices rind and all
- Apple peel - must be the peel. The peel is drying in nature and helps to dry out any phlegm.
- 1/4 teaspoon each of black cracked pepper, cinnamon, turmeric
- Pinch chilli
Healing properties include increase in appetite, prevents motion sickness, digest ama (toxins in the body). Fresh ginger promotes sweating and both forms are good for respiratory congestion.
The super spice! Turmeric belongs to the same family as ginger. Turmeric is best known for removing acidity in the body. It is a natural antiseptic and antibiotic.
Eliminates mucous, stimulates digestion, its oil can be used in toothache, headache and impotence.