If you love the toning effects of ginger on your immunity and digestion, this tea is for you. In addition to the ginger, Gingerade contains the nutritive sweet herbs milky oats, fennel, and honeybush, which create a delicious blend. Rosemary, known as the herb of remembrance, supports the mind and memory. Lemongrass, with its delicate citrus scent, brightens the mind and uplifts mood. Adding fresh or dried fruits provides a little sweetness and a touch of sour.
3 parts milky oats
2 parts ginger
2 parts honeybush (Cyclopia)
1 part lemongrass
1 part rose hips
1 part fennel
1 part dried berries (e.g., elderberry, blackberry, blueberry)
0.5 part rosemary
1 drop lemon essential oil, or fresh lemon zest to taste
Hot Infusion: Pour 1.5 cups hot water over 2 tablespoons tea. Steep for 10 to 15 minutes.
Cold Infusion: Combine 2 cups cold water and 1 to 2 tablespoons tea in a lidded jar. Shake the jar to make sure all the tea is saturated. Place in the refrigerator or a cool place for at least 2 hours.
Taste: sweet, spicy, fruity
Herbal Actions: supports digestion, mineral rich
Systems Affected: digestive, general tonic