Healing Tonic Soup from Dr. Weil

Healing Tonic Soup from Dr. Weil

Adapted in VITACLAY from Dr. WeilÔÇÖs book ÔÇťEIGHT WEEKS TO OPTIMUM HEALTHÔÇŁ, Image Courtesy of "Eating Well".

Suitable for all Vitaclay Models

Improve digestion and help protect your immune system from toxic injury with this tonic soup! This recipe is a light soup containing three tonic herbs: garlic, ginger, and astragalus. It also has onion and shiitake to lower cholesterol, and vegetables rich in antioxidants.

It is light, warming, nourishing and detoxifying. Great for chilly days or to ward off a headache or a cold. Make a batch this weekend in the VitaClay Stock Potand sip on it all day long! 


  • 8 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 4-8 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 1-inch piece of fresh gingerroot, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 slice astragalus root
  • 1 cup shiitake mushrooms (fresh or reconstituted, sliced)
  • 1 cup broccoli flowerets


    1. Add all ingredients in VitaClay pot
    2. Set on ÔÇťStewÔÇŁ setting for 40 minutes or ÔÇťSoupÔÇŁ setting for 1 hour (using model: VM7900) or set on ÔÇťSlowÔÇŁ setting for 1 hour or ÔÇťFastÔÇŁ for 30 minutes (using model: VM7800).

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