Astragalus root is an immunomodulating herb that is used to strengthen the immune system. This recipe combines the sweet-tasting root with the aromatic spices often found in chai tea. This can be taken daily by the teaspoonful.
• 1/4 cup astragalus root powder
• 1/2 tsp ginger powder
• 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
• 1/4 tsp cardamom powder
• 1/8 tsp clove powder
• 1/2 cup raw local honey
1. Combine all the powders together and stir well. Place in a bowl or jar with a tight-fitting lid.
2. Stir in the honey. Cover and label. This mixture will keep indefinitely.
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Rosalee de la Forêt is an herbalist and the author of Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients into Foods and Remedies that Heal. Visit www.HerbsWithRosalee.com to get your free course on herbal energetics.