Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

From Healing Secrets of the Seasons: Recipes and Remedies That Soothe, De-stress, and Energize Throughout the Year by Judith Benn Hurley and found at This is the perfect potion to sip when experiencing winter flu. It nourishes and hydrates the body without disrupting digestion.


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine all of the ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover loosely, and simmer until the carrots are very tender, about 15 minutes. If you're using a tea bag, discard it now. Blend or process the mixture until it is very smooth. Sip warm.
  2. If the weather is damp: Stir in a pinch of ground ginger before blending.
  3. If the weather is dry: Stir in a teaspoon of lemon juice before blending.