Include roughly equal parts of as many of these as you can.
raw apple cider vinegar to cover
I also added
fresh cracked pepper
a sprig of thyme for sore throats
With a few simple things from the kitchen, a winter remedy to help stop the sniffles and bugs from taking hold may be just the thing for the brave taste-buds among us. Keep a spicy brew on hand and blast unwanted visitors away with the supersonic power of a little homemade fire cider.
Winter tonic – making a fire cider
Chop everything up, add to a clean jar and cover with raw apple cider vinegar. Let this steep for about 2 weeks in the pantry, and try to remember to give it a swirl each day (place it next to something you reach for daily!).
After 2 weeks to steep all the goodness into the vinegar, just strain and store the seriously spicy brew in a dark glass jar out of the sun. Take a shot at the first sign of any winter or sip each day as a precautionary measure – by all accounts it can really help to stop those winter niggles taking hold.