Immune Boosting Fire Cider Remedy for Cold & Flu

“Fire Cider” is a traditional herbal folk remedy, commonly used during the colder months as a way to strengthen the immune system and fight off the common cold and flu-like symptoms.

Fire Cider is an herbal concoction using raw apple cider vinegar infused with some immune-boosting roots, fruits and herbs – all combined together to make a spicy, tangy and sweet tonic that you can use to boost your immunity, particularly throughout the winter/fall seasons.

itsblitzzz from YouTube shares her recipe bleow on how to make Fire Cider tonic.

How to use: For general wellness take 1 shot daily. To combat the cold and flu take up to 3 shots daily at the first sign of symptoms.

Watch the full video below for Fire Cider recipe!

Homemade Fire Cider Recipe for Cold & Flu
Image via yogabycandace

Looking for another fire cider tonic with a different taste? This recipe by Candace from offers a slightly different version.

According to the article on her website, she has tried different recipes online and has taken what she’s liked from each and concocted her very own tonic. See recipe below…


  • ½ cup diced ginger root
  • ½ cup diced horseradish root
  • ½ cup diced turmeric
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ¼ cup crushed garlic
  • 1 organic habanero pepper – seeded and sliced
  • 1 organic jalapeno pepper – sliced
  • Quarter cup of squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 cups raw apple cider vinegar
  • 2 slices of orange
  • Half teaspoon of crushed back pepper
  • ¼ tablespoon of Pink Himalayan Salt
  • Fresh sprigs of Thyme and Rosemary

Simply add all the ingredients into a medium -sized jar. Seal shut and let it sit in a dark room for about 4 weeks for best results, but 2-3 weeks is fine.

After it’s been fermented and ready to go, shake well and strain before placing into the refrigerator.

Feel free to add raw honey or natural sweetener of your choice for better tasting.