This time of year I often find myself rifling through the cabinets looking for just the right herbs and ingredients to brew up a tea, tincture or syrup for myself or one of my ailing family members.  If only, I thought,  I had a master list of all the essential ingredients to have on hand during these chilly and cold & flu-filled wintry months!...

Here’s a sampling of what I came up with:

        Fresh Ginger Rt- a potent anti-microbial (fights viruses and  bacteria) herb, great ...


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