This is a magical tonic I drink when I am sick. It seems to help me get better fast.
1 quart water
2 inches fresh ginger, peeled and sliced
a pinch saffron (optional)
2 t turmeric (or more!)
juice of 1 lemon
boil water with saffron and ginger for 10 minutes.
strain or scoop out ginger and saffron, discard or save for other uses.
allow to cool for 20 minutes, then mix in lemon juice and turmeric.
drink warm or pour over ice.
add sweetener if desired and get well soon.