Spiced Tea | Ginseng, Ashwagandha & Holy Basil

Spiced Tea | Ginseng, Ashwagandha & Holy Basil

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This spiced tea blend has a spice similar to cinnamon but unique with it’s earthy undertones, a flavor that is best described by the taste buds. With each root and leaf comes an abundance of benefits and disease fighting properties, which makes this tea good for many reasons.

Spiced Tea | Ginseng, Ashwagandha & Holy Basil

If you are taking prescription drugs, please consult with your doctor before taking herbs.

I do not make any affiliate sales by recommending Mountain Rose Herbs, I just really love the company and their fresh products.

My wonderful mother gave me a $50 gift certificate to Mountain Rose Herbs for my birthday, and with it I bought a bunch of Ginseng leaf, ashwagandha rootholy basil leaf, and a tincture called adapt care.  You can find the benefits and uses via the links. 

ginseng ashwagandha holy basil

After lots of vegan chocolate cake and decadent dinners, we knew our bodies were bound to get unbalanced and start throwing warning signs. And what do ya know, a few days ago Dominick started to get the classic symptoms of a cold; sore throat, fatigue, head pressure and stuffy nose. 

He combined the new herbs we got and made himself a tea, when I took a sip I thought for sure he added cinnamon or some kind of spice. But to my surprise it was just these three herbs. They make such a great combination, I can’t say enough how much I love the flavors and the warmth it brings.

After about 4 quarts of this tea, 2 shots of that adapt care tincture mixed with water, soup, fresh fruits, veggies, and herbs he’s back in full action 2 days later. Check out my immune boosting tips or Ultimate Guide to Beating The Cold & Flu  for more info!

Here is an amazing article on the health benefits of ashwagandha.

Spiced Tea | Ginseng, Ashwagandha & Holy Basil

I love having a secret arsenal of defense, this is just one of the many teas I recommend to keep healthy even during the harshest of weathers.

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Cheers to staying warm and healthy!

 

Spiced Tea | Ginseng, Ashwagandha & Holy Basil
Serves 1
A warm spiced tea reminiscent of cinnamon.
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Prep Time
2 min
Total Time
47 min
Prep Time
2 min
Total Time
47 min
Ingredients
  1. 2 ginseng leaves
  2. 1/2 tbsp holy basil leaves; krishna
  3. 1 tsp ashwagandha root
  4. 1 quart water
Instructions
  1. Add herbs to a reusable cotton tea bag or use a throw away steep sack.
  2. Bring water almost to a boil.
  3. Add tea bag and water to a 1 quart mason jar and loosely cover with lid.
  4. Let tea steep for 45 minutes or until cool enough to drink.
Notes
  1. You can re-steep the same tea bag.
Amanda Nicole Smith http://amandanicolesmith.com/

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