Fire Cider is an old folk remedy for much that ails you! Fire Cider’s ingredients and benefits include:
Horseradish ~ The antibacterial properties of Horseradish have been used to fight bacteria. It’s also a good diuretic that promotes perspiration, making it useful in fevers, colds, and flu. Horseradish is also an expectorant and mildly antibiotic, and can be of use in both respiratory and urinary tract infections. If you plant it in your garden be sure it is isolated, it spreads.
Ginger ~ is valued for its ability to warm the stomach, to ease vomiting & nausea and to fight off colds, chills and coughs. Ginger is useful for all types of congestion in the body. There are many uses for Ginger, it’s also helpful for morning sickness.
Garlic ~ supports the immune function and opens the pores of the skin to lower a fever. This herb’s antibacterial and antimicrobial properties make it useful in treating bladder and kidney infections, yeast infections, strep throats and ear infections. Garlic in chicken soup is helpful when you are sick, use lots of garlic and onion.
Cayenne ~ is useful for increasing circulation and to get mucous flowing. This herb is an anti-inflammatory and anti-irritant. It is used as a digestive aid to stimulates gastric juices. Many people report relief from migraines with this herb as well. It’s been helpful when having heart issues.
Onions ~have potent antibacterial activity, destroying many disease-causing pathogens, the antioxidants in onions can protect you by reducing the DNA damage in cells caused by free radicals – Onions contain a variety of organic sulfur compounds that provide health benefits. – Raw onions are hard for some people to take, Sweating them in a skillet takes the bit out.
Honey ~ can be a powerful immune system booster. It has antioxidant and anti-bacterial properties and thanks to its antimicrobial properties, it soothes sore throats and can kill certain bacteria that causes infection. Honey, juice and wiskey is an old remedy for illnesses. A bit in tea is a wonderful sweetner and healthy too. Try to buy from a reputable seller.
How to Make Fire Cider
1 quart Organic Apple Cider Vinegar
1/2 cup Horseradish root grated
1/8 cup of Garlic chopped
1/2 cup of Onion chopped
1/2 cup of Ginger grated
1 tsp Cayenne
Place all ingredients in a quart jar and cover with Apple Cider Vinegar.
Steep for 8 weeks.
Strain into clean jar.
How to Use Your Fire Cider?
~ Drink it diluted in a bit of water. Start out with a tsp or so to test your tolerance level. ~ Mix with salt water and gargle for sore throat ~Mix with a bit of honey to ease a cough. ~ Rub into sore muscles and aching joints. ~ Soak a clean cloth in Fire Cider to place on a congested chest. ~
This info is for reference and education; it’s not intended to substitute for advice of physician.~ Gardenthymeherbs.com ~11.13.15