- 5 cups water
- 1-inch ginger root, sliced or grated
- ½ teaspoon turmeric
- pinch of black pepper
- 1 cinnamon stick or ½ teaspoon cinnamon powder
- 1 teaspoon anise seeds or ½ teaspoon anise powder
- honey and lemon juice to taste
Bring water, ginger, turmeric, pepper, cinnamon, and anise to a boil in a tea kettle.
Simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.
Turn off heat and steep for 5 minutes.
Add honey and lemon juice to taste.
Serve hot or cold.