whole star anise or licorice root
or licorice root powder
in a small pot bring 2 cups of water to a boil.
coarsely chop the ginger roots – don’t worry about removing the skin
add the chopped ginger, fennel seeds, cinnamon, star anise or licorice root powder to water. reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 10-15 min. pour through a small tea strainer into 2 mugs to serve. take 6 oz with or after meals.