Jen's Medicinal Chicken Broth or Stock

In a very large crock pot...

1 chicken carcass
2 carrots
3 celery stalks
1 onion
4-6 bay leaves
2 tsp sage
2 tsp thyme
6 whole peppercorns
6 whole cloves
1 tsp raw apple cider vinegar (helps leach out marrow)
1 tsp lemon juice (helps leach out marrow)
2 cloves garlic
1 tsp fresh ginger
1 tsp tumeric (anti-inflammatory properties)
4 inches kombu seaweed *

* Kombu is known for reducing blood cholesterol and hypertension. It is high in iodine, which is essential for thyroid functioning; iron, which helps carry oxygen to the cells; calcium, which builds bones and teeth; as well as vitamins A and C, which support eyes and immunity, respectively.

Wash carrot and celery, peel the onion and cut vegetables into large pieces
Put all ingredients into the crock pot
Fill crock pot with water up to 1 inch from the top
Cook on low in crock pot for 48 hours (add water as necessary to keep water level at 1 inch from the top)
Pour through sieve
Pick the meat off the bones (use in soup or other recipes)
Add salt and other spices as desired