Fire Cider ( Remedy for Cold & Flu )

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by - Carla -

A favorite remedy for cold and flu. Effective, easy to make and tasty, though not for the weak of heart. Make a batch before the cold season starts. This recipe is out of Rosemary Gladstar's book "Herbs for the Home Medicine Chest" - A must have book for any herb lover!

Top Review by zoe.s.true

mine has finally ready! it is yummy (but i do love spicy sour stuff). I work with kids and I am using this to not get sick, so far so good, but I have only been using it (a little bit each morning on days with kids) for about two weeks. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a glass or stainless steel sauce pan heat vinegar on the stove to where it is warm, but not boiling.
  2. Fill a clean glass jar with horseradish, onion, garlic, turmeric, and a pinch or two of Cayenne pepper.
  3. Pour in the warmed vinegar and cap with an acid-proof lid.
  4. Store in a warm place 3 to 4 weeks; shaking a few times a week.
  5. Strain mixture and add enough honey to suit your taste.
  6. Rebottle fire cider and refrigerate.
  7. At the first sign of a cold take 1 to 2 tablespoons every 2 to 3 hours until your symptoms subside.

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