Meditative Mint, Ginger and Tangerine Tisane

Categories: Beverages, Stomach Food Retention

Tangerine Ginger med

Meditative Mint, Ginger and Tangerine Tisane

1 to 2 servings

1-2 cups water
2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped coarsely or 1 mint tea bag
1 (1/2-inch) piece fresh ginger, minced
1 teaspoon dried or fresh tangerine or orange peel
Honey (optional)

Boil water in a small pot.

Place mint, ginger and tangerine peel in the hot water, then lower the heat and simmer, covered for about 3 minutes.

Turn off heat and let the brew steep for another 3 minutes.

Remove the herbs by pouring the mixture through a strainer.

Add honey if desired, then serve.

Mint-cool, pungent, aromatic; LU/LV; expel wind and heat from head and eyes, promote eruptions, smooth LV qi stagnation
Ginger-pungent, warm; LU/SP/ST; disperse exterior cold, stop nausea and vomiting, detoxify other herbs, reduce inflammation
Tangerine Peel-acrid, bitter, warm; SP/LU; regulate qi, harmonize, dry damp, transform phlegm
Honey-sweet, neutral; SP/LU/LI; nourish and harmonize MJ, moisten dryness, antidote to drug and food poisoning

Good for calming the stomach and eliminating food stag.

Especially good for anyone with stomach upset or hangover, or those who love the taste of tangerine, ginger and mint-yum!