Immune Boosting Tea


  • 5 C of water
  • The yellow peel of 1 lemon use a veggie peeler
  • 2 inch piece of ginger cut in thin rounds, skin on
  • 2 inch piece of turmeric root cut in thin rounds or grated, skin on or 1 T Ground Turmeric
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1 crack of black pepper
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 t virgin coconut oil, butter, or avocado oil
  • Honey, preferably raw


  1. Bring the water, lemon peel, ginger, turmeric, cayenne, and black pepper to a simmer,  then turn the heat down to low
  2. Cook for 7 minutes. Note: Don’t let the liquid bubble or boil, it’s harmful to the nutrients in the turmeric.
  3. Take off the heat and squeeze in the lemon juice and stir in the coconut oil.
  4. Strain the tea into a cup and add 1 teaspoon of honey. If using raw honey, wait for the tea to cool down a few minutes so the heat doesn’t destroy some of it’s nutrients.
  5. Enjoy!