Live Wire Lemon Herbal Elixir

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In need of some fast-action relief? With a feel-good dose of citrus, spicy ginger, fresh mint and our Live Wire Lemon tea, this powerful tonic is the perfect way to kick a pesky cold.


Live Wire Lemon Herbal Elixir


  • 3 cups water, divided
  • Half a lemon
  • Half a lime
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 inch knob of ginger, crushed and coarsely chopped
  • 2 Perfect Spoonfuls of Live Wire Lemon tea
  • 3 tsp honey
  • 2 sprigs of mint, bruised
  • 2 sprigs of rosemary, bruised


Step 1
Heat 2 cups of water in a saucepan over medium-low. Squeeze lemon and lime juice into pan and add the empty citrus halves, salt and ginger. Bring to a low simmer.
Step 2
In the meantime, brew tea in the remaining cup of hot water for 7 minutes and strain into saucepan. Add honey and herbs, cover and simmer lightly for 10-15 minutes.
Step 3
Strain into two 12 oz mugs and sweeten with agave or more honey if desired. Enjoy hot for maximum flavour.
Step 4
Pro Tip: Got a stuffy nose? This recipe also makes a great tea steam to help decongest. Just pour the hot tonic in a large bowl, close your eyes, lean over (not too close!), inhale deeply through your nose and breathe in the steam. Aaah… isn’t that better?

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