Ginger Tea

Makes 3-4 cups

Ingredients

* 1 quart water
* 2 inches fresh ginger root
* 2 mint tea bags
* Honey (only add honey when water cooled to drinkable temperature)
* Lemon

Preparation

1. Boil water in a saucepan or tea pot.
2. Peel and mash ginger and add to the boiling water.
3. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 — 45 minutes, depending on how pungent you want the tea to be.
4. Strain and add honey for VATA and KAPHA and lemon juice for VATA if desired.