Tomato Tea – Sinus Soothing, Cold Fighting

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A simple hot beverage to help clear sinus congestion, colds, and cough.


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  • 2 cups of tomato juice or V8 juice
  • 1 tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 12 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of grated fresh ginger
  • 1 pinch of cayenne pepper (adjust to taste)
  • 1 pinch of turmeric powder (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a saucepan, heat the tomato juice over medium heat until it’s warm but not boiling.
  2. Add the minced garlic and grated ginger to the warm tomato juice.
  3. Stir in the freshly squeezed lemon juice, cayenne pepper, and turmeric powder (if using).
  4. Season the mixture with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Let the tea simmer for 5-10 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld.
  6. Strain the tea to remove the solid pieces, if desired.
  7. Pour the tomato tea into a mug and sip it slowly while it’s still warm.