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Dandelion & Ginger Tea
90 votes


This is a great internal cleanser, refreshing and fabulous! My drink of choice in the morning rather then coffee---served hot or in the summer drink as ice tea.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Beverages
  • 1 dandelion tea bag (organic preferable), or loose tea
  • 2 Tablespoon ginger (fresh), sliced and crushed
  • 1 dash turmeric, to taste
How to make it:

    The following is for a large mug:

  1. Boil distilled water.
  2. Put tea bag (or loose in tea ball), ginger, and turmeric into cup.
  3. Add boiling water.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Turmeric  B N N B N N B N
Ginger1 B B N B B B B B
Dandelion  B B B B N N B B
[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This is a low lectin recipe.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Sep 28, 2007 at 04:33 PM By: Father Tiresias
    • Revised Oct 12, 2007 at 12:32 AM By: Drea