Delicious hot or cold, this is sure to boost your energy while warding off colds and flues.
Avoid licorice if you have high blood pressure. Red raspberry is a tonic for the uterus; red clover and licorice are protective phytoestrogens; licorice has strong anti-viral properties and supports the adrenal glands; ginger warms the body, moves the blood and acts as an anti-inflammatory.
1 litre water, boiling in large saucepan
4 tsp dried red raspberry (or 4 teabags)
4 tsp dried red clover (or 4 teabags)
3 slices of ginger root, ¼ inch thick
6 cups water, boiling in small saucepan
2 can frozen peach juice
Drop the dried herbs in a litre of boiling water.
Cover and allow the tea to steep on simmer for fifteen minutes.
Meanwhile, peel and slice the ginger root. Add to a separate saucepan of boiling water. Reduce the heat to low and gently simmer for ten minutes.
Pour the organic apple juice into a large jug. Into the same jug, strain the herb tea and the ginger root liquid. Stir well. Refrigerate if desired. Serve hot or cold.