Whether you’re hungover from a nasty flu virus or a wild night out with your friends, it’s always important to have reliable remedies close at hand.
Here’s a seemingly magical tonic, that will knock back any surprise sickness and get you back in the game in no time. It’s called the Breathe Deep Hot Toddy.
This is the complete recipe so that you can take advantage of it when you need it:
12 ounces of hot spring water (heated on a stove top)
2 tbsp of Unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
1 tsp of Raw Honey
1/8 tsp of cinnamon
1/10 tsp of cloves
1/10 tsp of cayenne pepper.
Have this drink every 3 hours until symptoms subside. Abstain from having any other food or drink besides water during this period, and you should be up and energized again in as little as a day.
This drink can be pretty intense for some people, but its effectiveness is unquestionable. Here are a few insights about the ingredients to help you better understand why it works so well.
Apple Cider Vinegar: This is actually one of the most powerful and widely used substances throughout history. The Egyptians, the Romans, the Greeks, and numerous other cultures prized apple cider vinegar (ACV) for it’s potent healing properties. Even our popularly known “Father of Modern Medicine”, Hippocrates, used ACV to treat thousands of different ailments.
ACV contains valuable live friendly flora and enzymes that aid in metabolic processing and healing. The malic acid found in ACV gives it the antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal properties that helps to fortify your immune system. The Key here is that it’s unpasteurized and unfiltered. If the ACV is pasteurized then it’s almost null and void of any significant benefits.
Raw Honey: This amazing food contains more enzymes than any food known. It’s without a doubt the appropriate choice as a sweetener when you are needing to get well asap. Raw honey supplies all 22 amino acids, 22 minerals, and 5000 active enzymes!
Here’s one of the best honeys in the world: Healing New Zealand Manuka Honey
Cinnamon: This underestimated sweet and spicy herb is powerhouse against unfriendly microorganisms. In a Cornell University study it was found that cinnamon was effective at killing 80% of the bacteria considered dangerous to humans.
Here’s another great article on how to use cinnamon for some amazing results: The Benefits of Cinnamon on Blood Pressure and More
Cloves: Little known to many, but cloves is actually the highest source of antioxidant of any herb ever discovered. To give you a comparison, blueberries (which is an excellent source of antioxidants) has an ORAC rating of 6,552 per 100 grams. Ground cloves, on the other hand, has an ORAC rating of 314,446 per 100 grams!
Cloves are also a potent anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and antimicrobial.
Cayenne Pepper: This herb is is one of the most effective and potent herbs in the world. It’s an excellent mover and purifier of the blood. The most prized active component in cayenne is known as capsaicin. Capsaicin is tremendously effective at eliminating sore throats, congestion, and nausea. Organic cayenne pepper is one of the most important things to keep in your spice cabinet at all times for its antimicrobial and antibacterial properties.
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