Restoration Soup

This soup is bound to warm you up and make you sweat. It is best to eat at the very first signs of cold or flu, hopefully it nips it in the bud and you wake up feeling great. You can also eat it as your moving through and recovering from a cold or flu.
4 cups green cabbage, chopped
2 celery ribs, sliced
1 onion, chopped
1 carrot, sliced
12 cloves garlic, chopped
4 tablespoons grated ginger
1 jalapeno pepper, diced
juice of one lime
1/3 cup white miso, (or add a scoop to each bowl as you go)
Bring 6 cups water to a boil in a soup pot. Add the cabbage, celery, onion, carrot and half the garlic, cover and cook for 15 min.
Stir in the rest of the garlic, ginger and the jalapeno pepper and turn off the heat. Squeeze in the limejuice and the miso.