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!
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