Immunity-boosting ingredients--ginger, lemon and rosemary--are steeped with soothing chamomile tea and honey for a homemade health tonic. While the drink may help when you're sick, it's not a quick fix. Drinking wellness tonics, like this one, regularly over time may help boost your immune system. Serve hot, room temperature or cold.

Carolyn Casner
Source:, October 2017


Recipe Summary

5 mins
20 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • Stir boiling water, tea bags, ginger, lemon, honey and rosemary together in large heatproof bowl. Steep, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes. Strain the liquid through a fine-mesh sieve, pressing on the tea bags to get as much liquid out as possible.



To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts

6 calories; protein 0.1g; carbohydrates 1.2g; exchange other carbs; dietary fiberg; sugars 3g; fatg; saturated fatg; vitamin a iu 6.6IU; vitamin c 4.1mg 7% DV; folate 0.3mcg; calcium 5.5mg 1% DV; iron 0.1mg; magnesium 2mg 1% DV; potassium 15.1mg; sodium 3.1mg; added sugar 3g.

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This is such a feel-good drink. I make if for me and the family when we need a little TLC that's not medicine. Read More