Using what you can forage from your own humble kitchen larder to concoct family tonics of liquid gold.
The mixture (which is not to everyone’s taste I hasten to add) is a potent antiviral and antifungal, boosting circulation and lymph flow. It has multiple health benefits including fighting off candida and can also boost the metabolic rate.
Caution: as you will be using peppers it is advisable to wear gloves and avoid contact with eyes and sinuses.
¼ Cup of chopped garlic
¼ Cup of graded ginger
¼ Cup chopped onion
2 tablespoons of horseradish
700ml of apple cider vinegar (we like ****)
2 tablespoons of Turmeric powder
2 finely chopped cayenne peppers or 1 teaspoon of cayenne powder
Mix all together except for the cider vinegar and place all in a sealable glass jar.
Add cider vinegar to the jar, seal, and shake well.
Keep jar in cool dry press for two weeks so all ingredients can infuse.
Shake the jar once or twice a day
After two weeks strain your tonic into a dark bottle and label and keep in the fridge.
*tip: use the strained leftovers in a spicy curry or stir-fry.
We recommend a tablespoon per day and as this can be quite a hot and spicy tonic it should be added to a glass with a teaspoon of honey (if not treating candida) and a little warm water. In cases where you have an active cold, we advise this administration can be upped to 4 x per day.
Alternatively, the tonic can be added according to taste to stews, soups and curries.