based on "Indian superspices" by Gurpareet Bains
15 cm cinamon stick
5 green cardamon pods, lightly crushed
5 cm fresh ginger root, peeled and sliced
4 mugs of water
Place the ingredients in a saucepan, add the water and bring to the boil. Reduce to a low heat, then cover and simmer gently for 10 minutes.
Can be used to brew your favourite tea (black tea, green tea ,rooibos...) and sweeten with honey.
cinamon: antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, cough suppressant
green cardamon: antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, reduces high temperature during fever, cough suppressant
ginger: analgesic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory
cloves: analgesic, antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory