Inspired by Ayurvedic remedies, Warm Spice Tea is perfect for the chilly days of colds and flu season. The ‘warm’ refers to the inherent nature of the ginger, cinnamon and clove spices, which helps combat the ‘cold’ in the body caused by being sick.
Ingredients in bold available at The Spice Emporium.
1½ cup water
1 tsp grated fresh ginger
1 medium stick cinnamon
1 stick clove
honey to taste
- In a pot, place water to boil on high heat.
- Add all ingredients.
- Boil for 5-10 minutes or until water reduces to 1 cup.
- Strain, add honey and serve.
Sip on 3-4 cups of Warm Spice Tea throughout the day.
Tip: For easy consumption throughout the day, make 2-3 cups at a time by multiplying the recipe and keeping in a flask.
This home remedy is steeped in Indian culture and has been passed down from generation to generation. However, if you think you may be suffering from any medical condition, you should seek immediate medical attention.