- 3 cinnamon sticks - 4"
- 2 bay leaves
- ¼ cup whole cloves
- ½ lemon - cut in 2 pieces
- ½ orange - cut in 2 pieces
- 1 quart water
- Combine all ingredients in a kettle or saucepan.
- Bring to a boil.
- Reduce heat and simmer for as long as desired.
- Check water level frequently and add more as needed.
- Mixture may be stored in refrigerator and re-used.