Fire Cider For Health, Digestion & Immunity
Fire cider tastes just about the name sounds. It will burn through you, killing microbes, pathogens, energizing you, supporting your digestive system and boosting your immune system. This is a traditional and efficacious remedy that has been used for a long time to help with the cold and flu.
¼ fresh horseradish, grated
⅛ cup garlic chopped
½ cup onion chopped
¼ cup ginger grated
⅛ turmeric grated
Cayenne pepper to taste
Sprig of rosemary
Honey to taste (optional)
1 bottle apple cider vinegar with the mother
Put in your ingredients except honey and apple cider vinegar in a processor and process it until it is smoother and pastier.
Caution with turmeric as it will stain your processor. You can add the chunks later.
Once you have processed the items, transfer to a bowl and add the apple cider vinegar and honey
Mix it and transfer to a mason jar or glass jar with a stainless steel lid
Store in a cool dark cupboard
Let it sit for 4 weeks
Once it is ready, strain it and it is ready to drink!
you can use the remaining pulp in food or dishes.
You can store it for months and months and you can consume a tablespoon everyday for support.
Ways to use it:
Drink a table spoon/ teaspoon everyday for support
Soak a clean cloth in Fire Cider to place on a congested chest.
Drink it straight or diluted in a bit of water or tomato juice. Start out with a tsp or so to test your tolerance level.
Mix with a bit of honey to ease a cough.
Rub it into sore muscles and aching joints.
Horseradish ~ antibacterial. also stimulates the digestion, increases gastric secretions and appetite. It's also a good diuretic that promotes perspiration, making it useful in fevers, colds, and flu, sinus congestions and headaches
Ginger is a great digestive aid and a warming circulatory herb that's wonderful for digestion. It also helps fight infection, colds, and is good for nausea.
Garlic supports immune function and opens the pores of the skin to lower a fever. It also has antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, making it useful in treating bladder and kidney infections , yeast infections, strep throat and ear infections
Apple cider vinegar is a good probiotic and helps increase your stomach acid levels, which is necessary for the important first step in digestion and killing microbes from food. It also decreases blood sugar levels and increases good cholesterol
Turmeric contains curcumin, a powerful antioxidant that has anti-inflammatory properties, and may also help improve symptoms of depression and arthritis.
Cayenne fires up your digestive fire, and boosts your metabolism, reduce hunger and cravings, lower blood pressure and helps relieve pain.
Honey has antimicrobial and anti-fungal properties which may help with candida. It is also rich in antioxidants and can Help Lower Blood Pressure, as well as increase your immune system
Onion for its sulphuric properties which helps your body detoxify pathogens, and reduce the risk of obesity, heart disease, and cancer.