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The Yogic Recipe for Old-Fashioned Root Beer

For a delicious cooling drink, try this 'old-fashioned' recipe.

Sarsaparilla is a great blood purifier. It is said to be helpful in cases of rheumatism, skin disorders, sexual impotence, general weakness, and to detoxify the body after taking a strong poison. (Do not attempt to use as an antidote.) It is also used as a natural stimulant of the male and female sex hormones.

Make a large batch of the syrup and then just add it to sparkling water whenever you want a cooling drink.

7 cups honey

2 oz sarsaparilla extract

4 1/2 cups hot water

sparkling water

To make the syrup, dissolve the honey and sarsaparilla in hot water and stir until thoroughly blended. Add 2 Tbsp of this syrup to sparkling water and drink.

[Nothing in this text should be construed as medical advice. Always check with your personal physician or licensed health care practitioner before making any significant modification in your diet.]

This recipe can be found in Foods for Health and Healing: Remedies and Recipes