Comfort Cold-and-Flu Tea Recipe

Herbs make this Comfort Cold-and-Flu Tea recipe a soothing choice for times when you feel sick and provides health benefits as well.

| November/December 2001

Discover the health benefits of this Comfort Cold-and-Flu Tea recipe.

Discover the health benefits of this Comfort Cold-and-Flu Tea recipe.

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Learn about this Comfort Cold-and-Flu Tea recipe and the herbal health benefits associated with this tea.

Brigitte Mars created the following tea recipe using some of the herbs discussed in the article "Herbs for Tea Blends" (see below). Measure the herbs by weight, and prepare the teas using the directions discussed in the article.

Comfort Cold-and-Flu Tea Recipe

•2 parts peppermint leaf
•2 parts elder flower
•1 part gingerroot

Brigitte Mars, A.H.G., an herbalist and nutritional consultant from Boulder, Colorado, has been working with natural medicine for thirty years. She teaches herbal medicine through the Rocky Mountain Center for Botanical Studies. Brigitte is the formulator for allGoode Organics and the author of Addiction Free Naturally (Healing Arts, 2001), Herbs for Healthy Hair, Skin, and Nails (NTC, 1998), Natural First Aid (Storey, 1999), and Dandelion Medicine (Storey, 1999);

Read more about using herbs in tea: Herbs for Tea Blends.

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