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beverage alchemy: pitta tonic

Basil, Ginger Limeade

This cooling tonic is a superfood elixar to balance excessive Pitta (the dominant energy in summer and specific constitutions)  it hydrates, purifies and soothes both the digestive and nervous system which tend to get acidic and out of balance through the celebration season. Sweet and simple!

• Half cup of fresh basil

• I lime

• 1 inch ginger

• 1 tspn raw honey

• 500ml still or sparkling spring water

Use a small grater to zest lime and grate ginger. Juice the lime and blend with zest, ginger, honey and basil. Combine with spring water, ice and salt the rim of your glass to complete the summer celebration vibe!

more ways to harness summer energy and stay balanced here