Tonic is a colourful celebration of healing tonics inspired primarily by systems of traditional medicine from the East, adapted to suit the West. It demonstrates how to make the most of kitchen cupboard staples, such as herbs and spices how they can be used in the modern world to improve our overall health and wellbeing.
Showcasing over 50 tasty homemade tonic recipes to help balance energy and support your body's natural defences, each tonic has been carefully crafted to restore, invigorateand heighten your state of mind. Featuring the sunshine-coloured, immune-boosting Turmeric Tonic – an all-round healer and refreshing elixir – to more eclectic Love Potions, Salvation Shrubs and Make-Your-Own Probiotics, each tonic is as colourful and delicious as they are resourceful. Consumed hot or cold discover, the recipes are simple to master and can easily be adapted to suit your lifestyle. Discover the zingy flavours of the Fever Grass Tonic to beat off symptoms of cold and flu or the deliciously nutty Rooibos Tonic to fight fatigue; sooth your hangover with the refreshing and spicy Mexican tepache or ease your anxieties with the creamy and comforting Hug in a Cup. So whether you’re suffering from low immunity, digestion problems, feeling tired, run down or just stressed, these tonics will not only tickle your taste buds but will raise your energy, and lift your mood.
Including an extensive pantry list and a helpful ailment index, Tonic offers all-natural and exciting ways to treat basic ailments quickly, safely, and effectively at home.