Monday, September 12, 2011

Harvest Moon Immune Building Chai

Harvest Moon Chai Recipe

Enjoy this chai tea before the cool weather sets in. Echinacea and Astragalus are both great herbs for building immunity and helping us stay strong during the upcoming cold & flu season.

5 cups of water

2 tea bags or 2 Tablespoons of regular or decaf Black tea

2-3 Cinnamon sticks

1 Tablespoon fresh Ginger, grated

4-5 tongues of dried Astragulus root

1 Tablespoon dried Burdock root

2 Tablespoons dried Dandelion root

1 Tsp. ground Cardamom

1 Tsp. ground Nutmeg
1⁄2 tsp. whole Cloves

1/2 tsp. Echinacea Root

1⁄4 tsp. black Peppercorns

1. Add water and spices to a large pot.
2. Let the water come to a boil, then lower heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
3. Strain out the herbs, add milk and honey to taste.

4. Enjoy this delicious Fall immune building tonic!