How to make homemade master tonic

How to make homemade master tonic

Master Tonic is a remedy that dates back to medieval Europe. It is such a powerful tonic that it has been rumored to have been used in the 1300’s to eradicate the bubonic plague. It is anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-parasitic and anti-fungal which means that it can be used to cure and bring relief to all kinds of ailments from diseases or chronic illnesses. The Master Tonic works best when taken daily to prevent cold and flus by boosting the immune system. It also helps with digestive relief, joint pain and other inflammatory issues, energy booster, fights candida and many other benefits. You can make it yourself with the Master Tonic recipe below or buy it here.

The ingredients of the Master Tonic are garlic, onions, ginger, horseradish, hot peppers and turmeric in Apple Cider Vinegar. The ingredients together make for a combination of nature’s most powerful antibiotics and a tonic that people benefit from taking daily. The traditional way of making Master Tonic is by chopping all of the ingredients up and letting them soak in the Apple Cider Vinegar for at least 2 weeks. Many people brew their Master Tonic according to the moon cycles. Others bury their Master Tonic under the Earth. However, most people let the jar sit in a dark place somewhere. Please make sure your ingredients are fresh, raw and organic!

Why do the ingredients work so well?

Garlic is a broad spectrum antibiotic. Unlike man-made antibiotics that kill off millions of friendly bacteria that your body needs, Garlic only targets the invading bacteria and even promotes and increases your healthy bacteria. Garlic is also a powerful anti-fungal and literally destroys any antigen, pathogen and any harmful or disease causing micro-organism.

Onion is garlic’s next of kin and has similar but milder action. Together they are a tremendous fighting duo. Onions are anti-bacterial and also have anti-inflammatory properties. Onions are rich in quercetin, high in antioxidants and might help prevent cancer. Onions are full of phytochemicals that help improve the way that Vitamin C works in the body which helps to boost the immune system. They contain high levels of sulfur, good for the liver.

Ginger has powerful anti-inflammatory properties and is a tremendous circulatory stimulant. It is anti-bacterial, anti-parasitic, anti-viral and has high levels of antioxidants. It is anti-microbial supporting your immune system. Ginger can soothe symptoms of colds chills, colds and fevers. It helps relieve digestion issues like nausea, bloating, and gas.

How to make homemade master tonic

Horseradish is a powerful root for sinuses and lungs. It opens up the sinus passages and increases the circulation there, where most doctors agree, the common cold and influenza often starts. It helps to stimulate the immune system and works to keep your sinuses and lungs healthy. It has anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial as well anti-parasitic properties. Horseradish also has high levels of Vitamin C, antioxidants and phytochemicals.

Hot Peppers are the most powerful circulatory propellant known. It simply sends the antibiotic and disease fighting properties of the other herbs where they’re needed most. They are high in Vitamin C and and contain phytochemicals and antioxidants supporting the immune system. Hot peppers act as a decongestant and they have pain relieving properties, taking internally or in an external rub.

Turmeric clears infection and reduces inflammation inside of the body. It blocks cancer from developing. Especially helpful for those with joint pain. It is anti-viral so it helps protect the immune system and helps fight off cold and flus. It also helps with depression.

Apple Cider Vinegar must be something really healthy since The Father of Medicine, Hippocrates, used this vinegar around 400 B.C. for its health giving qualities. ​​It is claimed to lead to all sorts of benefits, many of which are supported by science. This includes weight loss, reduced cholesterol, lower blood sugar levels and improved symptoms of diabetes. It is a natural antiseptic and it is anti-fungal and its great for digestion and detoxing. ACV contains acetic acid which makes it a natural preservative.

Master Tonic Recipe

Tools you will need:

  • Gloves
  • Cutting Board
  • Knife
  • Vegetable Peeler
  • Cheese Grater
  • Cheesecloth
  • Quart Mason Jar
  • Funnel
  • Bottles

How to make homemade master tonic

Ingredients: Organic and Fresh

  • 32 Oz. Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/4 Cup Garlic. diced
  • 1/4 Cup Onion, diced
  • 1/4 Cup Horseradish, peeled and grated
  • 1/2 Cup Ginger, peeled and grated
  • 2 Habanero Peppers, chopped
  • 2 Pieces of Turmeric, grated
  • 1 Quart Mason jar

Directions:

  1. Prepare all of the ingredients.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a one quart mason jar except Apple Cider Vinegar.
  3. Pour Apple Cider Vinegar over other ingredients
  4. Keep it in a dark place for at least 2 weeks.
  5. When ready to bottle, strain liquid through a cheese cloth.
  6. The liquid is your Master Tonic. Bottle it up and store in a dark place or the refrigerator.
  • The hot peppers are hot, turmeric stains and horseradish is strong when you breath it in, so you might want to wear gloves and a mask.
  • The tonic is spicy so start off with a teaspoon and work your way up.
  • You can add honey to sweeten the Master Tonic if you like.
  • The leftover ingredients can be dehydrated and turned into spicy sprinkles that you can add to soups, salads, wraps, etc.

Using the Master Tonic

  • For daily support: take 2 Tablespoons or 1 ounce of Master Tonic in the morning after food. You can also take it in the evening after dinner.
  • If you are fighting a cold, flu or an infection then take 1 ounce of the tonic every hour or two.
  • You can use the Master Tonic in stir fries, as a salad dressing mixed with olive oil, as a marinade for meats or chicken, add to bone and vegetable broths, splash on rice or anything else you can think of.
  • The Master Tonic can be taken by pregnant women in small doses.

The Master Tonic is an ancient remedy that has been carried on into modern times for a reason. It works. Drinking the Master Tonic daily helps to keep the body in balance which helps prevents cold and flus, candida, arthritis, joint pains, headaches, digestive issues and much more. If you cannot make it yourself or just don’t want to, you can buy it from here.

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How to make homemade master tonic

You’re here because you’re curious about the Master Tonic, often referred to as Fire Cider, right? Then you’re in the right place!

If this is your first time hearing about the Master Tonic, it’s a natural remedy for any number of common issues. Our family has experienced great results when we need to support our immune systems.

We have given bottles to several friends and they have all had amazing results as well. This stuff is seriously powerful and amazing. You NEED to make it if you haven’t yet!

And , if you don’t have two months to wait because you need it now, you can buy pre-made Fire Cider. There’s even a more kid-friendly version that’s sweetened with honey!

I’m going to walk you through how to make the Master Tonic, step by step, with pictures to make it easy. But first, I want to talk a little bit about the ingredients in the master tonic.

Why do Master Tonic ingredients work so well?

One of the things I love about the Master Tonic is that you can find all of the ingredients at your local grocery store. And, more than likely, you already have a few of them on hand.

So what’s in the master tonic?

Garlic has many natural antimicrobial properties, but it only works against bad bacteria and can even increase the diversity of your gut bacteria.

Onions may be an effective expectorant and are also rich in quercetin, which has been shown to help reduce the risk of upper respiratory infections.

Horseradish can help stimulate your immune system. It also has warming properties, so it can help open up your sinus passages.

Ginger can soothe sore throats while supporting the immune system. Most moms remember from pregnancy that it’s great for upset tummies too.

Hot Peppers can also help support your immune system, act as a natural decongestant. They also have warming properties, which gives them natural pain relief attributes.

Organic raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar has so many amazing benefits. It’s great for digestion, detoxifying and so much more.

Ready to learn how to make the Master Tonic?

If you aren’t ready to make it and want to try it first, you can also buy pre-made Fire Cider.

How to make homemade master tonic

How to Make Master Tonic Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups garlic – chopped
  • 2 cups onion – chopped
  • 2 cups fresh ginger – grated
  • 2 cups fresh horseradish root – grated
  • 2 cups hot peppers – (cayenne, habanero, serrano, jalapeño, etc.) chopped
  • 1 gallon apple cider vinegar

Equipment

Instructions

How to make homemade master tonic

How to make homemade master tonic

How to make homemade master tonic

How to make homemade master tonic

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How to make homemade master tonic

Notes

Nutrition Information Per Serving

How to Use the Master Tonic

Now that you have your Master Tonic made, you need to understand how to use it. First, I’m going to warn you – The Master Tonic isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s spicy and it’s potent. You’ll probably feel a sense of shock when the fire cider hits your mouth, but the benefits are worth it.

For daily immune support, drink 1-2 ounces, two or more times each day. Just put it in your mouth, swish around, gargle and swallow. Don’t dilute it with water or the effect won’t be as powerful.

If you’re fighting something, take the tonic 5-6 times per day. In most cases, it may be used during pregnancy and it’s safe for children (use smaller doses) since food is non-toxic (unless you have an allergy, of course). Please check with your doctor to confirm it’s okay for you.

You can make a huge batch each time since it doesn’t need refrigeration and it will typically last indefinitely without any special storage conditions. Or you can just also buy pre-made Fire Cider as you need it.

Disclaimer: The information included in this post is intended for educational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. None of the opinions expressed here are meant to diagnose or treat any disease or illness. You should always consult your healthcare provider to determine the appropriateness of the information for your own situation or if you have any questions regarding a medical condition or treatment plan.

Make this versatile tonic now so that you have it ready for cold and flu season!

Fire Cider Tonic Recipe – The Master Tonic for Colds and Flu

Learn how to make this Master Tonic for colds and flu with this Fire Cider Tonic Recipe. This recipe is easy to make and uses common pantry staples that you probably already have on hand in your kitchen.

Fire Cider and Master Tonics

What exactly is a Master Tonic? Great question! A Master Tonic refers to an all-encompassing home remedy that helps to ease a myriad of symptoms. And Fire Cider is known as the original Master Tonic. You can make the original recipe with simple pantry staples, but you can tailor it to suit various conditions by adding additional herbs and spices.

What is in Fire Cider?

The basic ingredients in this wonderful elixir include:

  • Garlic
  • Onions
  • Ginger
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Horseradish
  • Apple cider vinegar

Your horseradish should generally be fresh (but not required – see more about this below), and you’ll top your mixture off with apple cider vinegar. If possible, use raw apple cider vinegar, which is sometimes labeled “with the mother.” The “mother” represents the good bacteria that is rich in probiotics and is excellent for gut health. And of course, you can certainly use your own homemade apple cider vinegar to make this tonic.

All you have to do is steep your ingredients in the apple cider vinegar for about three to four weeks, then strain and decant it and you’re all set. You’ll have your Fire Cider ready to get you through cold and flu season. (So be sure to make it now with my printable recipe so it will be prepared in time once the fall season rolls around!)

Fresh Horseradish? That’s Not Common!

Don’t worry if you don’t have fresh horseradish on hand. This ingredient can be hard to find at many local grocery stores, and it’s often not even found at specialty stores. But as I mentioned earlier…you need “generally” fresh horseradish to make Fire Cider, but not exclusively. (And in some recipes, it’s even left out.)

The good news is that an easy fix for fresh horseradish is bottled horseradish, which is usually sold at most grocery stores. Just make sure to look for a brand that contains just horseradish with nothing added other than vinegar and salt. Avoid any horseradish sold with cream. (I show you the horseradish that I use in my recipe video.)

Can I Modify the Recipe?

Keep in mind that this Fire Cider Recipe is for the Master Tonic Recipe, which means that all recipe variations stem from this basic recipe. If the basic recipe contains ingredients you don’t like, leave them out.

If you want to add certain herbs and spices, such as turmeric (fresh or dried) for its anti-inflammatory properties, you can easily modify the recipe. You can tailor this basic recipe in any way you like.

Refer to Rosemary Gladstar for More

If you want to learn how to tailor your Fire Cider Recipe to help you with certain conditions, be sure to refer to the book Fire Cider! by Rosemary Gladstar. Rosemary developed the original Fire Cider Master Tonic, and she shares many variations in her book.

And if you enjoy making Master Tonics and other herb and spice-based home remedies, be sure to check out Rosemary’s other book, Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide: 33 Healing Herbs to Know, Grow, and Use. This book is absolutely outstanding and definitely of value, even to those experienced at making herbal remedies. I refer to it often and have found it to be indispensable. I based my Homemade Thyme Cough Medicine on a recipe from this book.

More Natural Living Recipes

Now that you know how to make the Master Tonic Fire Cider, be sure to watch these other videos where I show how to make a variety of home remedies, including an easy cold and flu remedy that only uses four ingredients and is ready in 5 minutes! Plus, I show you how to make an immune-boosting mineral broth, your own homemade elderberry syrup, and more!

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Make Your Own Ingredients

You can make your own Apple Cider Vinegar to use in your Fire Cider. I show you the easy recipe in this step-by-step video.

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During the winter months when there is so much flu going around we try to take all precautions to stay healthy.

When my son was younger he would usually be the one to catch whatever flu bug was going around. A friend of mine shared this recipe for The Master Tonic and once we started using it even my son stayed healthy!

I’ve often thought it would also make a good seasoning for a Chinese dish. It is meant to be used to gargle with first and then you swallow it. If you use really hot peppers I swear you can feel the heat flowing through your blood vessels. I have shared this with several friends who now use it during the flu season as well.

I share it with you today exactly as it was shared with me. Beware when you chop fresh horseradish the fumes are quite powerful, and when you chop hot peppers DO NOT rub your eyes, and be sure to wear gloves! When you gargle and swallow with this tonic I swear you can feel fire coursing through your veins!

Master Tonic: A Natural Antibiotic

Pro biotic: antiviral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-parasitical.

Important note: As required by law, this information is provided by the right of free speech for educational purposes only, as natural or non-pharmaceutical remedies or therapies are in some nations today now often deemed illegal. We must therefore insist that if you are ill or have any disease or healthy problem that you contact a medical doctor immediately and ask their advice before trying any formulae, or suggestion given in this material.

This is a modern-day version of a recipe for an extremely powerful natural antibiotic originally used to fight infection like the Bubonic Plague that killed over a third of the world in the 1300’s.

Unlike pharmaceutical antibiotics it fights both bacteria and viruses, and is effective against pathogens that have developed immunity to existing drugs.

Master Tonic Ingredients

1 part fresh chopped garlic cloves (anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral anti-parasitical)

1 part fresh chopped white onion, hottest onions available (similar properties to garlic)

1 part fresh gated ginger root (increases circulation to the extremities)

1 part fresh grated horseradish root (increases blood flow to the head)

1 part fresh chopped Cayenne Peppers, the hottest peppers available, i.e. Habanero, African Bird, or Scotch Bonnets etc. (A great blood stimulant)

1 bottle raw, unfiltered, unbleached, non-distilled apple cider vinegar

Fill a large glass jar ¾ of the way full with equal parts of the above peeled, fresh, chopped or grated herbs.

I use a ½ gallon glass-canning jar and add a cup of each of the above ingredients. Then fill up the rest of the jar to the top with raw, unfiltered, unbleached, non-distilled apple cider vinegar.

(It should look milky) shake jar at least once a day for two weeks, and then filter the mixture through a clean piece of cotton (an old t-shirt) or cheesecloth, then bottle and label. If possible make sure all the vegetables and herbs are fresh and organically grown if possible, use dried herbs only in an emergency.

This tonic stimulates maximum blood circulation while putting the best detoxifying herbs into the blood. It strengthens the good guys (probiotic) in your system that helps define against infection that broad-spectrum pharmaceutical antibiotics kill. This formula is not just for the sniffles; it has helped to turn around the deadliest of infections.

The dosage is ½ to 1 ounce, two or three times daily (1-2 Tbsps. a time), gargle and swallow. Don’t dilute with water. For ordinary infections, a dropperful taken 5-6 times a day will deal with most conditions. It can be used during pregnancies, is safe for children (use smaller doses) and as a food is completely non-toxic. Make up plenty; it does not need refrigeration and lasts indefinitely without any special conditions.

(I believe the friend that shared this with me got it from The University of Natural Healing, Dr. Richard Schultzs’ adaption of Dr. Christopher’s’ original anti-plague tonic)

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How to make homemade master tonic

It’s the perfect time of year to get your Master Tonic brewing for the season ahead! ‘Master Tonic’ is a natural anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-parasitic tonic to take through the fall and winter months of cold and flu season when you are surrounded by coughing, sneezing and contagious people, or whenever you’re feeling under the weather.

Also known as ‘Fire Cider’, Master Tonic is made with raw garlic, horseradish, turmeric, ginger, onions, hot peppers, lemon and apple cider vinegar. These raw ingredients have pretty amazing medicinal properties on their own, and combined they give you a potent natural medicine!

There are many, many recipes online for this, some with less ingredients and some with more. I’ve tried finding the real history of this recipe and where it began, but no such luck so far. Many people believe that Master Tonic should be made with the moon cycles- make the tonic on the new moon and let it infuse until the full moon. If you aren’t following the moon cycles, letting the tonic steep and brew for 4-6 weeks will do the trick!

When selecting ingredients, choose the best hight quality organic you can find. Choosing organic ingredients ensures that no GMO’s or pesticides will end up in your healing brew. Bonus if you grow some of the ingredients yourself!

Most of the time, when people get sick, they turn to medications that treat the symptoms, but don’t fix the problem. Sure, there are antibiotics that are supposed to work with your immune system to make the body stronger, but they come with side effects we all want to avoid.

Side effects of antibiotics include:

  • Severe diarrhea
  • Allergic reaction: hives, swelling, rash, lightheadedness
  • Vaginal thrush: discharge, itching
  • Oral thrush: white patches on the tongue
  • Vomiting

Fortunately, there is an all-natural master tonic that can cure any bacterial problem without the side effects of prescription antibiotics. This is because all the ingredients found in this tonic have their own powerful health benefits. Combined, they work together to keep your body healthy and free of disease.

Master Tonic Health Benefits

The benefits of master tonics include antibacterial effects, improved digestion, help with cold and flu symptoms, infection prevention and relief, nausea relief, immune system strengthening and headache relief, just to name a few. Many people take this type of tonic daily to improve overall health.

Master Tonic Ingredients

Turmeric, ginger, garlic, onion, horseradish, chili peppers, and apple cider vinegar ( International products ) are the common ingredients used in a master tonic. However, if any of these ingredients do not work with your system, you can remove them. You can make your own tonic based on your needs or taste. It is also possible to replace chili peppers with cayenne pepper and to use fresh ginger and turmeric.

Of course, fresh ingredients have more benefits than the dried and ground versions, but dried and/or ground will work just fine. Also, remember to go organic or local when you buy your ingredients, and to use organic apple cider vinegar as the base.

Simple Master Tonic Recipe

  • 2 tbsp of turmeric powder or 2 knuckles of turmeric root
  • 24 oz apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup finely chopped garlic
  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion
  • ¼ cup grated ginger
  • 2 tbsp grated horseradish
  • 2 hot peppers, sliced

Directions:

  1. Add all dry ingredients to a mason jar and fill the jar with apple cider vinegar ( click here forInternational products ).
  2. Let the jar sit in a cool, dark place for 2 weeks to 30 days (this depends on how strong you want your tonic). Shake the jar a couple of times a day.
  3. Strain the mixture into another mason jar and use the remains for cooking if you wish.
  4. To start with, take a tablespoon of your tonic a day and slowly work up to a small shot glass.
  5. For more serious infections, take up to 6 tablespoons of the tonic a day.

The woman in the video below made her own master tonic/fire cider. Take a look and see how easy the process is.

For more detailed instructions, check out the video below!

FOOD AS MEDICINE:
Rumored to have been used in the 1300s to eradicate the Bubonic Plague, this formula is a plague remedy and can cure the most chronic conditions and stubborn diseases. It stimulates maximum blood circulation, while putting the best detoxifying herbs into the blood. The Master Tonic remedy is not just for the sniffles, it has helped to turn around the deadliest infections resistant to antibiotics and can be used in combination with conventional treatments as necessary. Use only fresh and preferably organically grown herbs if possible as this will make the most potent and effective Master Tonic.

Much of the immune-boosting properties of garlic come from its sulfur-containing compounds, which also give the bulb its aroma, particularly one called allicin. These compounds are anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal and protect against parasitic infections. They enhance the immune system and provide anti-tumor and antioxidant features, which help guard our cells. Most recipes start with garlic or onions so make sure to get your benefits by bumping up the intake through soup, stew, stir-fry, and salad dressing. Be sure to let garlic sit for about 10 minutes after being chopped as the oxygen activates its compounds!

INGREDIENTS:
9-10 cloves fresh chopped garlic, smashed and left out for 15 minutes to increase allicin compounds
1 chopped onion
4″ fresh ginger root, peeled
4″ horseradish root, peeled
1 cup cayenne peppers or any hot peppers seasonally available
1 cup Braggs Raw Apple Cider Vinegar, enough to fill jar

DIRECTIONS:
Fill a glass mason jar 3/4 of the way full with equal parts by volume of the above fresh chopped and grated herbs. Protect hands with gloves when chopping the hot peppers. I like to use a food processor with the shred blade. Fill jar the rest of the way with Braggs raw apple cider vinegar. Close the lid tightly and shake. Shake at least once a day for two weeks, and then filter the Master Tonic mixture through a clean piece of cloth, bottle and label.

The dosage for the Master Tonic is 1 or 2 ounces, two to four times daily. Swish and swallow. Don’t dilute with water. For ordinary infections, a dose taken 5-6 times a day will deal with most conditions. It can be used during pregnancies, is safe for children (use 1/2 dosage until 60 pounds of weight) and is non-toxic while providing antioxidant support. The Master Tonic does not need refrigeration and lasts indefinitely without any special storage conditions as the probiotics from the Braggs Apple Cider Vinegar and antifungal, antiviral, and antibacterial compounds prevent bad bacteria overgrowth or mold.

Vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant deficiency have been shown to suppress the functions of the immune system which can contribute to the overall condition of one’s health and diseases such as arthritis, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hormonal imbalance, infertility, ADHD and Autism, digestive disorders, food allergies and sensitivities, neurological conditions and fatigue. The Micronutrient Test assesses whether the foods you are eating or supplements you are taking are actually being absorbed into your body and present at the cellular level. This test will look at a variety of micronutrients involved in metabolism as well as antioxidants and an immune score.

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I came across a recipe of master tonic a few years ago but filed it under 'things I will make one day'. Many years later and after finishing my studies and learning about the powerful benefits of food and the effects certain foods can have on the body, here I am, giving master tonic a try. It took me a while to locate fresh horseradish, but I managed to track some down at a local grocer.

So you may be thinking, what is a master tonic? It dates back to Medieval Europe and was used as a natural medicine to fight against the many epidemics and diseases. Other uses include viral, bacterial, parasitic and fungal infections. It encourages blood circulation, blood purification and is a powerful force against candida overgrowth. Each ingredient also has its own benefits:

1. Garlic (Allium Sativum): rich in natural sulfur, can boost the function of the immune system, can reduce high blood pressure, can lower total and LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol), contains protective effects against oxidative stress and can lower free radicals. In Ancient Greece, garlic was used as a 'performance enhancer' for athletes and labourers.

2. Onion (Allium Cepa): a high content of sulfur and antioxidants. They have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits and have been linked to reduced risk of cancer, high blood sugar levels and improved bone health. They are also a prebiotic and help feed the hgood bacteria in your gut.

3. Horseradish (Armoracia Rusticana): has a high nutrient and mineral content, including vitamin C, fibre, folate, potassium, calcium, magnesium, which work together to boost immunity and prevent cancer, lowers blood pressure, improves digestion, imporves bone health and boosts metabolism. Studies have shown the defence mechanisms against microbes and bacterial infections including listeria, E. Coli and Staphylococcus. Known for it's medicinal effects on the sinuses and lungs.

4. Ginger (Zingiber Officinale): has been used for thousands of years for gastrointestinal problems. It has also been used to stimulate circulation and treat migraines. Numerous studies have proven it's benefits in decreasing nausea, dizziness and vomiting in motion sickness. It stimulates the gallbladder

5. Turmeric (Curcuma Longa): has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and topical antimicrobial properties. It has been used with some success in the short term treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis, peptic ulcers, flatulence, protective effects against prostate cancer and high cholesterol.

6. Chilli (Capsicum Annuum): powerful circulatory propellant. Some evidence suggests that capsaicin, a plant compound found in chilli, can promote weight loss by reducing appetite and burning fat.

7, Apple Cider Vinegar: vinegar can help kill pathogens, including bacteria. It has been used for wound cleaning, treating ear infections, worts, lice and nail fungus. The use of apple cider vinegar for people with diabetes type 2 has been thoroughly researched and concluded that it can improve insulin sensitivity, reduce blood sugar levels and improve insulin function. Studies have shown that it can also lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels. It also helps create more stomach acid for digestion.

If you have read this far, congratulations! After hearing all of these amazing benefits, now it is time to share the recipe!