How to make your own Fire Cider


Fire Cider is an old European tonic to boost the immune system. It’s an infused herbal vinegar you incorporate into your diet over the Winter or during times when you feel vulnerable. It will warm up and strengthen your body. There are so many ways you can incorporate Fire Ciders into your diet - as a straight herbal shots, a salad dressings, add to a cup of tea or juice, or even marinade meat or infuse into curries.


However you decide to use it - don’t wait until you are sick - start strengthening your immune system early so that your family’s health has a little boost of fire going into the colder times. What’s important is to use FRESH HERBS, not dried powders, as the vinegar will be extracting all of that watery, juicy goodness including some of the aromatic components. Fire Ciders are alive, and through this they charg#nimbinapothecarye your vitality.



🔥 Raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar (about 4 cups)

🔥 Raw honey (about 1/4 cup)

🔥 Half a dozen minced garlic cloves

🔥 1/2 cup white onion

🔥 1/2 cup fresh ginger

🔥 1/4 cup fresh horseradish

🔥 1/4 cup fresh turmeric

🔥 1 fresh habanero chilli (or if you like spicy add 2) - can replace with cayenne pepper powder

🔥 1 tsp black peppercorns whole

🔥 2 rosemary sprigs

🔥 2 tablespoons fresh thyme and/or parsley

🔥 2 lemons juiced (plus optional sliced rind of 1)

🔥 1 cinnamon stick, a few allspice berries, and a few whole cloves (optional)



1. Chop up all the fresh ingredients into small pieces

2. Place them into a sterile jar so that it is about 3/4 full, adding the lemon juice & herbs

3. Pour vinegar over them until they’re well covered (you may need to press them down) and seal the lid

4. Store in a cool, dark place for 1 month occasionally shaking/stirring the jar

5. Strain the herbs out so that you have only liquid

6. Add raw honey slowly to meet your desired taste

7. Store and use it within 6 months


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