I'm always looking for ways to add an extra boost of nutrients to my life. I am a terrible pill/supplement taker, so if I can incorporate herbs throughout my day I feel better about not taking my vitamins. While completing my Herbal Medicine Making Course from Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine, I came across the infamous home brewed Fire Cider™.
Fire Cider™ is a vinegar that is infused with herbs and sweetened with a touch of honey. There are a lot of health benefits with Fire Cider™ and you can learn more HERE and HERE. I use Fire Cider™ as a daily shot of goodness to help keep colds and flu away, and some herbalists use Fire Cider™ to help shorten the duration of a cold or flu. The recipe I created below, is a combination of of recipes I've learned in class and resources online. This golden baby poop looking awesomeness takes about 6 weeks until its ready... so when one batch is ready, I start another one right away.
Before you start, you'll need to sterilize a half-gallon mason jar.
And lastly, if you read through this and know you won't drink this... but feel like you "should".... don't do it. Seriously, there are other ways to give your body good stuff. I like vinegar, I like spicy foods, so for me this is a win win! How we fuel our bodies is our own business, and I'd rather fuel it from a place of joy than "shoulding" all over it.
Cheers *clinks glass*
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