This is a nice to have all year long. It is best taken in the morning to start off the day.


5 quarter-size slices of fresh ginger root

3 cloves of fresh garlic, chopped.

2 lemon wedges

a pinch of ground cayenne pepper


  1. Add 4-5 cups of water to a pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Add your ingredients to the pot and make sure you squeeze the lemon juice from the wedges.
  3. Cover and let simmer on low for 10 minutes.
  4. Let cool slightly before drinking and feel free to eat the garlic pieces if you are up for it!  Drink throughout the day.



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