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Cold Fighting Tea

This cold-fighting apple ginger tea is the best home remedy tea for fighting a cold and flu. It is packed with incredible anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antioxidant-rich ingredients. This cold-fighting tea takes less than 30 minutes to make AND tastes great! (It’s Naturally Gluten-Free and Vegan)
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American, Healthy Options, Vegan
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 93kcal
Author: Capri Lilly


  • 2 inches of Fresh Ginger
  • 3-4 Cloves
  • 1 Organic Apple, core removed and cut into large pieces
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • 3 cups Water

Optional Add-ins

  • 2-3 tbsp Sea Moss Gel
  • 1-2 tsp Manuka Honey


  • Cut the apple into large pieces, discarding the core and the seeds. Cut unpeeled ginger into large chunks.
  • Add the water, apple, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves to a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • If you are adding sea moss, stir in the sea moss until it is well combined with the liquid and dissolves.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low and allow the mixture to simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  • Remove the tea from the heat. If desired, stir in any sweetener. Allow the mixture to cool for about 5 minutes.
  • Pour the tea into your favorite mug and enjoy! You can also allow it to cool completely and enjoy the tea over ice!


Calories: 93kcal