Dried turmeric pieces are available from mendocinotea.com
1/2 cup dried reishi, broken into small pieces, or ground into a coarse meal
1 tablespoon chopped dried ginger
1 tablespoon turmeric pieces
1 bay leaf, crumbled
2 sticks cinnamon, broken into bits (about 1 tablespoon)
12 pods cardamom
Mix together. Store in an airtight container. To use, simmer 1 tablespoon per quart of water for 10 to 15 minutes. Strain, sweeten and add milk as desired.