This medieval European tonic recipe has been used to treat many different diseases and epidemics. It strengthens the immune system and it has antiviral and antifungal properties and improves the blood circulation in the body.
To prepare this recipe you will need the following ingredients:
• 700 gr. Organic apple cider vinegar
• ¼ cup finely chopped onion
• ¼ cup finely chopped garlic
• ¼ cup grated ginger
• 2 fresh chili peppers
• 2 tablespoons of turmeric powder or 2 pieces of turmeric root
• 2 tablespoons of grated horseradish
Mix all the ingredients except the vinegar in a bowl. Put the mixture in a Mason jar and pour the ACV to fill it. Make sure that all the ingredients are covered with the ACV then close the jar and shake well. Keep the jar in a cool dry place for 2 weeks and shake it once daily. After 2 weeks, separate the liquid from the mixture with a strain and keep the liquid in amber bottles.
Drink 1-2 ounces at least twice daily. First gargle then swallow. Eat some citrus fruits (like orange or lemon) to relieve burning and heat that stays after drinking the tonic. If you suffer from serious illness or infection you should consume 1 tablespoon six times a day.
It should be noted that the taste of the tonic is very strong and hot and you should be vary cautious when consuming, also you shouldn’t consume it on an empty stomach. When consuming, don’t mix it with water because it will reduce the health properties. Pregnant women and children consumption should be in smaller doses.
The benefits of the ingredients:
• The garlic and onion are strong natural antibiotics that kills harmful bacteria and microorganisms and increase the number of good bacteria in the body.
• Horseradish is a plant that clears up the sinus channels and improves circulation.
• Ginger has powerful anti-inflammatory properties that are very useful in the fight against colds and fever. It can also help reduce asthma attacks and lower high blood pressure.
• Red Chili Peppers improve the body’s immune system.
• Turmeric spice is amazing because it prevents dementia, clears infections, lowers inflammation and prevents a development of cancer cells.
• Apple Cider Vinegar has mighty antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antifungal and antibacterial effects.