Try one of my favorite tea combos that tastes like Autumn in a cup, with bonus herbs for digestion, cough and sinus relief!
2 cups water
1 Tbsp. Holy Basil Tea or ground leaf
1 Tbsp. Green Vein Kratom
Ginger root slices
Dashes of cinnamon, clove and coriander
A pinch cayenne pepper (powder)
A squeeze of lemon juice
Begin by peeling and slicing your ginger to 2mm pieces. Then, bring your water to a boil, adding the ginger root to simmer for about 5 minutes. While your cauldron is bubbling, prepare your mugs by covering the bottom ring of the glass with honey (local if you can!) followed by your tea leaves or extract powder on top, or in a tea ball. Once your ginger concoction is ready, strain the pulps and pour it over the powdery honey mixture, to brew. Pouring the hot water over the herbs instead of boiling them together ensures that the fragile alkaloids in the plants don't get damaged by the heat. Then add your remaining spices and that squirt of lemon juice, and let it sit for 5-10 minutes.
Viola! You've got pre-emptive cold care in a cup, full of antioxidants and vitamins!