This recipe made from warming spices makes a delicious drink for all the family to protect from and alleviate the symptoms of coughs, colds and flu and is especially good for clearing catarrh and a blocked nose.
1/2 oz fresh ginger root, sliced
1 stick of cinnamon
3 black peppercorns
3 cardamom pods
How to make:
Place in a pan and cover with 1 pt/600 mls of cold water. Bring to boil, cover and simmer for about 20 minutes.
Strain, sweeten with honey if desired, and take every 2 hours diluted with boiling water.