The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Off The Grid News Alternative Health
Are you searching for new and natural ways to keep yourself and your family healthy this winter? You may want to try making your own batch of Fire Cider.
Fire Cider is a spicy hot tonic that uses medicinal herbs to help boost the body’s immune system so that it can better fight off germs and infection. This recipe was developed in the early 1980s by herbalist Rosemary Gladstar at the California School of Herbal Studies.
Gladstar is the author of 11 books, including her best-selling Medicinal Herbs, a Beginners Guide. The founder and president of United Plant Savers, Gladstar lives and works from her 500-acre preserve, Sage Mountain Herbal Retreat Center, in central Vermont.
Fire Cider is one of what Gladstar calls her “cross-over” recipes, meaning it is part medicine, part food. In a recentpost was originally published on this site