Fire cider recipe - take at the first sign of a cold to ward off infection.

  • Three chillies,
  • 1/2 cup of horseradish,
  • 1/2 cup garlic,
  • 1/2 cup of ginger,
  • 1/2 cup of turmeric (fresh),
  • two teaspoons of black pepper,
  • two hot chillies,
  • a bunch of thyme,
  • one onion chopped,
  • one cinnamon stick,
  • juice and zest of two lemons.

Chop all of the ingredients and add to a clean jar, cover with apple cider vinegar, leave in a cool dark place for 4-6 weeks, strain and add raw honey to taste.

This will store in the fridge for 1 year.

Benefits of Fire Cider by ingredient:

Apple Cider Vinegar — a digestive aid, also fights bacteria and viruses.

Horseradish — helps alleviate sinus congestion and headaches. 

Ginger — helps with digestion, infections and nausea.

Garlic —has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties.

Onion — has similar properties to garlic but is also great for preventing (or recovering from!) colds and the flu.

Lemon – Vitamin C, crucial to a functional immune system

Black Pepper — anti - inflammatory properties

Honey — soothes inflamed tissues, suppresses cough, anti-bacterial.