Posts Tagged ‘gingerroot’

ELDERBERRY SYRUP FOR COLDS & CONSTIPATION

Friday, February 27th, 2009

European herbalists have long recommended this syrup to be taken for both colds and constipation.
In a very large stock pot, simmer 1 gallon of fully ripened elderberries in ½ cup of water until soft.
Strain the berries, saving all the liquid. (You can puree the berries in a strainer, and then add the pureed pulp, if [...]

How to make a spicy Chai Tea

Monday, December 8th, 2008

One of the teas that is gaining in popularity recently is Chai Tea. It is both nutritious and delicious, and is suprizingly simple to make at home. The gingerroot aids in digestion, with the cinnamon having an all-around ‘tonic’ effect, the cayenne pepper and cloves helps the metabolism, and the milk is soothing to both [...]