Schisandra Five-Flavor Tonic

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Great support for stress or anyone who may need a little extra adrenal support. This tonic beverage can be drunk hot or cold and has a very balancing effect on the body and gives steady energy while consuming it.

2 Tbsp Schisandra Berries
2 Tbsp Elderberries (optional)
6 small pieces of licorice root, broken into small pieces
5-6 inch knob of ginger peeled and coarsely chopped
A palmful or two of dried eleuthero
1-2 Tbsp of dried green stevia leaves
1-2 cinnamon sticks, crushed
Combine everything (except for the stevia) in a saucepan and cover with 4 cups of water.
Cover and bring to a boil.
Add the stevia.
Keep covered, reduce the heat to medium low, and let simmer for 15 minutes.
Strain and add to a large pitcher, then add 8 cups of water.