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S.O.S Flu Bomb

This health elixir is designed to nip cold and flu symptoms in the bud.
Prep Time5 mins
Brewing Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cold, flu, flu bomb, flu tea, garlic, health foods, healthy, hot tea, tea
Servings: 1
Calories: 170kcal
Author: Pauline
Cost: $2


  • fine strainer (optional)
  • kettle or pot to boil water
  • Garlic press (or just crush with a large knife)


  • 1 knob ginger grated
  • two cloves garlic crushed
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne powder
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 pinch chilli flakes to taste
  • 1 sprinkle black pepper
  • 1 bunch fresh spearmint leaves
  • 2 tbsp raw honey
  • 1 cup hot green tea


  • Grate ginger and crush garlic cloves
  • Add ginger and garlic to green tea to brew and infuse
  • Stir in honey
  • Stir in cayenne powder until fully dissolved
  • Add black pepper, chilli flakes, and fresh spearmint leaves
  • Leave to brew for up to five minutes
  • Feel free to strain out any remaining pulp


Calories: 170kcal