Lotus Root Tea for Sinusitis

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Lotus Root Tea for Sinusitis

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Did you know you can use lotus root to ease sinus problems? Give it a go!

lotus root tea for sinusitus

How to make Lotus Root Tea for Sinusitus


  • 2 Small fresh lotus roots, to yield ¼ cup lotus root juice
  • ¼ Cup water
  • 1 Teaspoons ginger juice, peeled, grated and squeezed from fresh ginger root
  • Small pinch of sea salt


  1. Remove the ends of the lotus roots and peel
  2. Using a ceramic grater, grate the lotus roots
  3. Using a cheesecloth or your hands, squeeze the juice from the lotus root pulp (1/4 cup juice)
  4. Place the lotus root juice, water and sea salt in a pot and simmer for 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently
  5. Turn off the heat and add the ginger juice
  6. Drink hot
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