Go Back

Fire Cider

An immune boosting folk remedy


  • A half-gallon glass jar with a lid


  • 1 large onion
  • 4 heads garlic
  • 1 medium ginger root
  • 1/2 cup turmeric root
  • 1/4 cup horseradish root
  • 1 tbsp ground black pepper
  • 1 cup raw organic honey
  • 1 handful fresh thyme
  • 1 handful fresh rosemary
  • 4 jalepeno peppers use gloves when handling hot peppers
  • 4 habenero peppers use gloves when handling hot peppers
  • raw apple cider vineger with mother
  • 2 lemons


  • Chop up all the roots and vegetables and add them to the jar
  • Squeeze the lemons on top and add the honey and herbs
  • Fill the jar to the top with the apple cider vinegear making sure all the ingredients are completely covered
  • Place the lid on the jar tightly. If using a metal lid, make sure to line it first with some wax paper so the vinegar doesn't corrode the metal
  • Give the jar a good shake
  • Store out of direct sunlight for 6 weeks, making sure to shake the jar every couple of days
  • After 6 weeks, strain out the liquid and store in the fridge. This will last up to 6 months
  • Take 1 tablespoon per day as a preventative tonic or up to 4 times a day during active infection