Fire Cider Recipe

To Support your immune system

Raw Apple Cider Vinegar: aids in digestion, fights infection, clears the sinuses

Hot Peppers: such as cayenne pepper, habanero increase circulation, boost metabolism, immune system support

Onion and Garlic: antibacterial and antifungal properties, high in antioxidants, detoxifying

Ginger Root: antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, relieves indigestion

Turmeric: antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties

Horseradish: antibacterial and antifungal properties, fights infection

Rosehips: high in vitamin C, aids digestion

Thyme: expectorant and antibacterial properties, supports the respiratory system

Citrus: high in vitamin C, reduces inflammation, aids digestion

Raw Honey: antibacterial and antifungal properties, soothes sore throats, use local honey if you can source it

Other Common Ingredients:

Medicinal Herbs: Rosemary, Sage, Oregano, Lemon Balm, Lemon Verbena, Tulsi, Savory, Catnip, etc. I like to use whatever herbs are growing in my garden at the time.

Cranberries: powerful antioxidant properties, contain high levels of manganese and potassium and Vitamins C and A.

Maple Syrup: used as a vegan-friendly replacement for raw honey.

Nettles: anti-inflammatory and adaptogenic properties, supports adrenals and helps protect bones

Uva Usri Leaves (aka bearberry): anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and cleansing properties

Elderberries: antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, contain high levels of potassium, folate, calcium and iron, and Vitamins C and A.

How to Make Your Own Fire Cider

Step 1: Once you have all of your ingredients ready, it is very easy. Fill a clean jar with the prepared ingredients, aside from a sweetener if using, and pour apple cider vinegar into the jar to fully submerge the ingredients.

Step 2: Seal the jar with plastic lid and let it sit at room temperature but away from the sun for anywhere from 2-4 weeks. During this time all of the ingredients will infuse into the apple cider vinegar along with all of their health benefits. After this time strain the vinegar through a fine mesh strainer into a large bowl.

Step 3: At this point, you can sweeten the fire cider to taste or leave it unsweetened. Transfer the final product to a glass bottle or jar for storage.

How to Store Fire Cider

Store fire cider in a cool dark place away from sunlight. Herbal vinegar’s like this should last for up to 1 year stored at room temperature.

Fire Cider Dosage

Take a shot of fire cider or 1-2 tablespoons daily for a potent punch of immune system support and increase that dosage to 3 times a day to use it as a natural remedy to help fight off common cold symptoms. As always remember to please use caution, do your own research, and consult your medical professional before treating yourself or others.

What are the benefits of fire cider? Fire cider is one of the best herbal remedies to help support the immune system and fight off symptoms of common colds during. Read through the ingredient list as their individual benefits above.
Can I use dried herbs and ingredients? Use fresh herbs when you can but dried herbs and ingredients like dried ginger, turmeric and horseradish work fine.
How long will fire cider last? Like all herbal vinegar’s, fire cider should last for up to one year when stored properly.

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