Energy Tonic

Drink this in the midafternoon when your energy levels begin to slide.

1    American ginseng root

1    teaspoon fenugreek seeds

1    (1/4-inch) slice ginger root or 1 piece licorice root

Simmer in 2 cups of water for 1 hour covered. Strain and drink a half cup for a morning or a mid-afternoon boost.

*Note: Ginseng and ginger are not recommended for inflammatory disease or for women on estrogen blockers. Licorice root is not recommended for hypertensives.