FLU BUSTING DRINK
1 cinnamon stick
A few thick slices of fresh ginger
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tsp raw honey (or even better, Manuka honey)
A few whole cloves (optional)
1 clove raw garlic (if you’re feeling brave!)
Bash cinnamon, ginger, garlic and cloves (if using) in a mortar and pestle. Put in a thermos and add lemon juice, honey and boiling water. Refill throughout the day.
THE MAGIC INGREDIENTS:
Cinnamon – great for circulation. Keeps you warm and energized
Ginger – antibacterial and great for digestive upset
Lemon juice – alkalizing and an excellent source of vitamin C, a potent antioxidant
Raw honey – anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal and soothing for a sore throat
Cloves – anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory
Garlic – anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, great for the liver (detoxing) and full of micronutrients including vitamin C!