There are so many wonderful things we can do for our health and well being. And these days, with the odds against us- we need to be doing everything we can in order to keep ourselves feeling healthy and well. Adding tonics into your daily or even occasional regimen is an amazing and helpful tool that aids in overall prevention in a number of ways. The actual definition of tonic is an agent that is supposed to restore or improve health or well-being. Try adding these two tonics into your world! One is a daily routine and the other is to make when you see the first sign of a cold coming on. You may even find it’s a great daily preventative!
Ginger Garlic Tonic
Try a spoonful of this tonic at the first sign or a cold or flu or take daily as a preventative.
2 cups Raw Honey
1/2 cup garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
1/2 cup grated fresh ginger root
Warm honey over very low heat. Do not boil. Place the garlic and ginger in a side mouthed jar with rubber seal and pour warm honey over them. Mix well and cap tightly. Store this mixture in a warm sunny windowsill and stir daily for three days, then refrigerate. Use within 6 weeks.
Apple Cider Vinegar Tonic
Apple cider vinegar is amazing stuff with a myriad of health benefits. This basic apple cider vinegar tonic recipe can help you lose weight, combat fatigue, prevent leg cramps and night cramps, and so much more…
1-2 teaspoons raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
1 glass water
If needed may also had a tad of local raw honey*
Mix 1-2 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water. Take 3 times daily, before or during meals. If you can only get this in first thing in the morning you will also see amazing benefits!