Recipes:

Ginger Tea

Ginger Tea Chinese medicine remedy

If you feel a slight chill or tickle in your throat make sure you try this ginger tea recipe asap! The ginger and onion have a slight diaphoretic action; this means they will cause a slight sweat. The best thing to do is drink the tea as soon as you feel a cold coming on and rug up and go to bed. When you wake the symptoms will be gone.

Method:

  1. Slice the white parts of five to six spring onions
  2. Slice four to five ten cent piece sizes of ginger
  3. Add these two and a half cups of water with one teaspoon of brown sugar or honey
  4. Bring them to the boil then simmer for five minutes
  5. Drink as tea