Friday, November 14, 2014

PODCAST: Episode 3: Effective Remedies for Cold and Flu Season

This week's episode is a timely subject. I hope it's not too late for you! See some recipes mentioned in the podcast below, and links to blogposts.

Sage and ginger tea

1 tablespoon dried sage, or 1 handful freshly chopped leaves
1 tablespoon dried ginger pieces, or grated fresh ginger
1 quart of water

put all in a pot and bring to a boil. When boiled, cover and remove from the heat. Let sit for 5-10 minutes. Sweeten with honey. Warning: Can be spicy! It's less spicy with fresh ginger.

Cold and Flu tincture recipe

1 part echinacea tincture
1 part red root tincture (Ceanothus sp.)
1 part licorice root tincture

Take 1 dropperful every hour. The first dose should be 3 droppersful. Take at VERY first sign of a cold.

Marshmallow root gruel recipe for sore throats and coughs.

Post all about echinacea, a classic cold and flu remedy.

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