Wild Roots Apothecary Fire Cider

Posted by on

traditional fire cider recipe wild roots apothecary

Fire cider is a no joke traditional medicine.  It’s tasty and infused with the powerful decongesting oomph for sinus relief and a spicy circulatory mover The tasty combination of vinegar infused with powerful decongestant and spicy circulatory movers makes this an easy go-to for winter wellness.  It works with your natural health processes by stimulating digestion, and get you nice and warmed up on harsh days or when you feel a little under the weather.


1/2 cup fresh chopped organic ginger root

1/2 cup fresh grated organic horseradish root

½ cup fresh grated daikon radish

1 medium organic onion, chopped

10 cloves of organic garlic, crushed or chopped

2 organic habanero or serrano peppers, chopped

Zest and juice from 1 organic lemon

2 clementines, sliced up

½ cup of pomegranate seeds or juice

½ cup chopped or grated fresh turmeric

1 tbsp organic turmeric powder

1/4 tsp organic cayenne powder

organic apple cider vinegar

raw local honey to taste

Directions for making:

Prepare your space for making some fire cider -- which means ventilate or do this outside.  The horseradish is a potent sinus cleansing experience.   Prepare all your roots, fruits and herbs into a quart jar.  Use a piece of parchment to make sure the vinegar is not touching the lid or a plastic lid.  Shake well!  Store in a cool dark place and shake often.  After about 2 weeks taste it!  See if it needs more heat and then add a few more spicy peppers or more cayenne.  

After about a month to six weeks use a cheesecloth and strain out all the pulp, pouring the vinegar into a clean jar.  Squeeze it to get as much herbal goodness out of it as you can  Next add the raw honey ¼ cup at a time and stir until incorporated.  Taste and cap!  Enjoy as a tonic or as a base for salad dressing or try it on your deviled eggs.  Perfection!

Love the idea of this but don't want to take the time to make it check out our new oxymel line - Ruby Fire Oxymel will give you the goodness without the hassle. 

← Older Post Newer Post →

Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published