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Adding herbs to a cold and flu season supply kit is easy and valuable peace of mind. Clear a space in your kitchen apothecary for dried herb blends for tea and steam inhalations, tinctures for prevention and symptoms as well as a few homemade syrups. Please listen in as I share my favorites.
Cold and Flu Kitchen Apothecary Survival Kit
Foods for medicine
Honey, garlic, onion, ginger, dried sage & thyme
Chai blend - 2 parts cinnamon & ginger, 1 part cardamom, ½ part clove & black pepper
Diaphoretic blend - yarrow, peppermint, elderflower, linden flower
Steam inhalation Blend
2 peppermint & elderflower tea bags, a spoon of thyme, sage & oregano and a drop or two of lavender & eucalyptus essential oil
Tinctures and Syrups
For prevention - echinacea tincture, elderberry syrup
Tinctures for coughs - wild cherry bark, mullein leaf, angelica
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Favorite echinacea tincture: Herbalist & Alchemist Ultimate Echinacea
Favorite chaga chai: Masala chai from the Chaga Company
Favorite essential oil brand: Floracopeia
Deepest gratitude to Andrea Klunder, my podcast boss. Find her at thecreativeimposter.com.
Original music by Dylan Rice
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Dina Ranade is a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild and a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist. She is also a mom of three - two daughters in college and a 17 year old son finishing up high school. Dina loves cooking for her family despite the challenges that this creates. She passionately loves exploring culinary herbalism and has been working on stocking her home kitchen apothecary or medicine cabinet.
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