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Master Tonic

Master tonic is a natural antibiotic that can kill bacteria and infections in the body.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Keyword: fire cider recipe, master tonic, master tonic recipe
Yield: 1 jar


  • Different varieties of hot peppers including habanero, jalapeño, chilies, cayenne, Hungarian wax etc. I used 12-15
  • 1 cup horseradish root diced
  • 1/2- 1 cup ginger root
  • 1 cup garlic cloves
  • 3-4 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 3-4 sprigs of fresh rosemary
  • 1-2 onions diced
  • 1/2 lemon in slices
  • 3-4 pieces turmeric root if available
  • 32 oz bottle Apple Cider Vinegar Braggs recommended or with the "mother"


  • On a large cutting board, slice all hot peppers being careful not to touch the inside of the pepper, or wear gloves.
  • Chop ginger, horseradish, turmeric, garlic, and onions.
  • Slice lemon. You can leave herbs on the stems.
  • Arrange everything in a large glass jar or mason jar.
  • Pour the ACV over everything, until it just covers the top.
  • Place a label with the date on the jar.
  • Place in a dark place in a pantry or cabinet.
  • Let set up to 6 weeks.
  • Once a day give it a shake.
  • After the 6 weeks strain, and keep in a jar in the fridge. You can also store it in a dark cabinet.
  • I like to pour some in a smaller jar and add a couple tablespoons of local honey.
  • I  take 1 tsp daily, or 2-3 tsp daily when you are not feeling well.


  • *for more like this checkout Homemade Vitamin C
  • Large amounts of ginger should be avoided during pregnancy.