Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

Taken from the book The Balanced Plate by Renee Loux. This is what she says,"This homemade version of expensive tincture formulas sold in natural food stores has quite a kick! It stimulates circulation and really stands up to an assault on the immune system."

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the vinegar, garlic (if using), and ginger in a blender and blend till smooth.
  2. Pour through a sieve or strainer and press with the back of a spoon to extract as much juice as possible.
  3. Throw away the pulp.
  4. Whisk in the wasabi, cayenne, and honey.
  5. Store in a glass jar in the refrigerator.
  6. Serve 2 tablespoons at a time on an empty stomach.
  7. Add to 1 cup hot water for a warming tonic.


Most Helpful

I only used the cayenne (doubled it) and no wasabi but considering my tolerence for spicy that was just fine for me lol. I took two servings last night and i have the rest in the fridge waiting for me to wake up a bit more. It could be a combo of the cold/flu meds (which ive been taking for days) and this but last night i was accually able to fall asleep so this is a five star recipe as far as im concerned. thanks sharon!

Michelle_My_Belle January 10, 2008

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