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.