Cold & Flu Tea

DO NOT TAKE IT WITH ANY OVER THE COUNTER COLD MEDICINES! The ingredients have some of the same actions as cold medicines and could lead to an overdose or sickness. Also, check with your doctor before drinking if you are on any prescription medications.

Despite popular belief, herbal remedies are medicine and can interfere with other medicines. No herbal remedy should ever be used alone in treatment of a serious or life threatening illness.

  • 2 parts whole cloves
  • 2 parts crushed but not ground cinnamon
  • 2 parts horehound
  • 2 parts rose hip
  • 1 part Mormon Tea
  • 4 parts peppermint
  • 1 part lemon peel
  • 1 part eucalyptus leaf
  • 2 parts willow bark
  • 3 parts ginger
  • 1 part wild cherry bark
  • 1 part whole hops
  • 1 part Valerian root
  • 3 parts slippery elm
  • 1 part licorice root
  • 1 part echinacea
  • 1 part Goldenseal

Mix all ingredients then send through a dry blender or coffee grinder together until well mixed and ground. Mix two teaspoons with steaming (not boiling) water in a glass or ceramic container. Cover and allow to sit for five minutes, then strain or not as you choose and add two or more tablespoons honey. Drink up to three cups daily.

 

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