Why we love this recipe
Kapha-dominant types — who are prone to feeling cold, slow, and heavy — will benefit from the bitter, pungent, and astringent tastes in this herbal water recipe.
By adding individual spices and herbs, you can customize a ‘tea’ for yourself that will be the most balancing for your body and mind. Make a large batch and sip it throughout the day for smart hydration—stopping by 5-6 p.m. to avoid late night trips to the bathroom!
- 2 thin slices of fresh ginger root
- 3 holy basil leaves
- 2 whole cloves
- ½ teaspoon of whole cumin seeds
- 2 pinches of licorice powder
- ½ teaspoon of fennel (optional)
- Boil water. Add spices and cover to steep.
- Pour it into your thermos and sip the water hot, during and after meals.
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