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I got this recipe from a friend.   She called it 'feel good tea' because it really does make you fee much better if Feel Good Teayou have a cold or the flu.   Besides being delicious, it's warming and comforting and healing, especially in the cold weather months.

It keeps in the fridge for about a week, so if your family is coming down with colds or flu, make a batch and keep it around.  Warm it up and have a steaming mug of this tea, it's like a big warm hug.

Heck, even if nobody is sick make some, it's just crazy good.!!


Recipe By     : Sitara
Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:10
Categories    : Beverages    Health/Natural Healing

  Amount     Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
     --------     ------------        --------------------------------
     1            large            lemon
     1            large            lime
     8           cups             pure or filtered water
     1           cup               palm sugar
     7          fresh or frozen kaffir lime leaves -- cut in 1/3's
   1/8          teaspoon    crushed red pepper flakes
    1                    lemongrass stalk -- cut & smashed
    6            slices          fresh ginger
    5            whole         allspice
    4            whole         peppercorns
    1            whole         clove
    7                    chamomile tea bags
  20            fresh         mint leaves  or 3 peppermint tea bags

1.  Finely grate 1 teaspoon lemon zest and 1 teaspoon lime zest.  Save lemon and lime pulp only do not use the peel.  

2.  Put zest and pulp and all ingredients except tea bags in stainless steel or glass pot and bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and simmer covered for 5 minutes.

3.  Remove from heat, add tea bags and mint leaves and let steep , covered, for 5 minutes.

4.  Strain the tea through a strainer or collander into another non reactive container to remove all the solids. 
     Store in a glass container in the refrigerator.

You can make double or triple the recipe and keep it in the frige for up to a week.
It really helps with a cold or flu.  Serve nice and hot.