Tart, spicy, bracing. Herbal and earthy, this invigorating spin on a traditional New England curative may not literally prevent illness, but, hey, it's a lot more fun than another packet of that Vitamin C powder, and way more versatile.
Tip of the tongue
Mix it with rum or vodka, or add it to a traditional whiskey-based hot toddy. Or, for the devoted, try a tablespoon of it straight.