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Kitchen Remedies: How to Make “ImmuniTEA” At Home

  • Published on: 10 November, 2020
  • Last update: 11 June, 2021

Remember how back in March & April of 2020, you couldn’t find toilet paper anywhere? (Kinda traumatizing tbh).

Well, it turns out the herb and supplement shelves were empty too after we all panic-bought Vitamins C-Z. During a time when it was nearly impossible to get prepackaged herbs and formulas, the OO community on Instagram turned to research common kitchen herbs and foods that can help nourish our immune systems. Because so many of you couldn’t just whip up a tincture in your kitchen, we began making “immunitea” with onion, orange peel, ginger, rosemary, cinnamon, and clove support the lungs.

If you’re ready to try this at home, keep reading!

Ingredients (any of the following, whatever you have on hand!):

  • Onion
  • Orange peels
  • Rosemary
  • Ginger
  • Cinnamon
  • Clove
  • Fennel Seeds (optional if you have nausea)

Remember: it’s okay if you don’t have every single ingredient on hand; the goal is to make “kitchen medicine” with what you have available. Even if you only have orange peels or ginger, you will still make a very potent and supportive tea. Throw everything into a pot as shown above, bring to a boil, then lower and simmer covered for 15-20 minutes. You can leave this on a low heat throughout the day and continue to refill your cup and sip as you remember.

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Suffer…..from constipation, anything I take makes me gassy . Any advise, it really takes my happiness away.


Can you use orange peel essential oil as a substitute for orange peel?


I love you, all you writing and post. Thanks for teaching to all. Buenisino y productivo

Mary Wagner

What is the shelf life of the immunitea?


Thank you Olivia for sharing the “ImmuniTEA at home “. I was wondering how much water should I add to the pot?

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