Discover the Fountain of Youth with Herbs: Immune Boosting Tea Tonic

| July/August 2003

Makes about 2 cups
For a simple immune boosting tea tonic, try this tasty recipe.

  • 3 tablespoons dried, shredded astragalus root
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh gingerroot
  • 2 teaspoons fennel seeds, crushed
  • 3 cups water
  1. In a covered pot, simmer astragalus, ginger and fennel in water for 15 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and let steep, covered, for an additional 15 minutes.
  3. Strain, sweeten if desired and drink 2 cups daily.

Laurel Vukovic writes and teaches about herbs and natural healing from her home in southern Oregon. She is the author of 14-Day Herbal Cleansing (Prentice Hall, 1998) and Herbal Healing Secrets for Women (Prentice Hall, 2000).

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