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Immuni-Tea: A Zesty Immune-Boosting Brew

Swap your regular tea – or other hot drink – for Immuni-Tea, a warm aromatic brew of spices, herbs, lemon and honey and it can go a long way to boosting your immunity and both preventing and fighting off viral infections. With this recipe you can make a batch of Immuni-Tea as frozen cubes to be dropped into cup of hot water or into an additionally immune-boosting tea.

Immuni-Tea Recipe


  • 2 whole lemons (peeled)
  • Two big fingers of fresh ginger
  • One whole head of garlic
  • 2 tbsp of turmeric
  • 1 tbsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp of glycine powder
  • 3 cups of water
  • Cayenne pepper if you like it spicy


  • Blend all the ingredients in a blender
  • Strain, ideally using a muslin cloth or cheesecloth
  • Freeze the mixture in ice-cube trays

Drop a cube in hot water or:

  • Nettle tea – the multivitamin of teas
  • Chaga mushroom tea
  • Camomile tea
  • Green tea
By Sandra Ishkanes

I am a Functional Medicine expert specialising in women’s hormonal health. I work like a health detective, rooting out the underlying causes of hormonal imbalances and I take a whole-body approach to healthcare, combining nutrition, supplements, lifestyle upgrades and cutting-edge biomedical testing.


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