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Immunity-Boosting Lemon Ginger Turmeric Tonic

Japanese chinese tea teapot lemon ginger mint
Japanese chinese tea teapot lemon ginger mint

With as much junkity-junk has been making its way around, it is certainly helpful to have as many tools in your arsenal as possible for keeping you and your family well. This recipe is chock-full of natural immune boosters with incredible anti-inflammatory properties. Feel free to tweak it more to your liking.

I’m curious, what are your favorite go to’s when being on your guard to prevent poor combat sickness?

Japanese chinese tea teapot lemon ginger mint

Immunity-Boosting Lemon Ginger Turmeric Tonic

Print Recipe
Course Beverages, Drinks
Cuisine Beverages, Drinks, Remedies
Keyword Ginger, Holistic Remedies, Lemon, Natural Remedies, Naturopathy, Turmeric


  • 10-12 lemons halved and juiced (reserve about 6 to 8 lemon halves to boil)
  • 1 very large piece of fresh ginger like, bigger than your hand piece, peeled and sliced
  • 1-3 inch piece of turmeric root peeled and sliced
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper or less, you're call
  • 4 cups filtered water


  • Place all of the ingredients into a large pot over medium heat.
  • Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to low and cover.
  • Simmer for 45 minutes.
  • Strain out the large pieces of ginger, turmeric and lemon rinds.
  • Once completely cooled, strain & pour into your glass jars for storage in the fridge.
  • Drink 8-10 ounces a day, warmed or cold to help boost your immunity.

Some of my favorite Natural Immune Boosters:

Elderberry autumn jam
  • Elderberry
  • Echinacea
  • Lemon
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Raw Foods
  • Fermented Foods
  • Homemade Bone Broths
  • Plenty of Sunshine
  • Laughter
  • & Rest

Published by LaTricia Morris

Hi. I'm LaTricia Morris, licensed PA Realtor, wife and mother of two amazing children, one cat and a 3-legged pit-baby. I also work in health and wellness through my business Defiance Fitness + Nutrition where I offer solutions that help people overcome obstacles to their health and wellness goals. What can I say? I couldn't be more committed to the call to helping people like you maximize your life potential and fall in love with the life you get to live. It's my joy to help you improve your quality of life, from helping you look and feel your best to helping you find the home that will serve as the setting for some of your life's most precious memories. I LOVE seeing you accomplish your lifestyle goals and count it a blessing to be part of that.

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