At times, even the smallest cold or flu can be very annoying, but no one likes the idea of consuming all sorts of drugs to fight such diseases. For that reason, we present you a  recipe with readily available natural ingredients, which will effectively solve your problem without causing any side effect.

What You Need:

  • 10 cloves of garlic,
  • 1/2 cup of ginger root,
  • 1 jalapeno pepper,
  • 1/2 cup of horseradish root,
  • 1 lemon,
  • 1/2 cup of turmeric root,
  • 1/4 tablespoons of cayenne pepper powder
  • 1 medium red onion,
  • and 32 oz. bottle of raw apple cider vinegar.

Preparation Method:

Chop the ingredients that need to be chopped, and then mix all of the ingredients together except the ACV.

Fill up the jar containing the ingredients with ACV. Cover it and keep it refrigerated for one month before use. Afterwards, strain the mixture into another clean jar.


To treat cold, take 1-2 tablespoons of the remedy, 3 times daily until the symptoms disappear. For a body that is sensitive to spicy food, consume ½ – 1 tablespoon of the remedy 2-3 times every day until you see improvements.

Beneficial features of the required ingredients

The ACV is abundant in potassium that helps to eliminate the phlegm. Besides thinning out the mucus, it also boosts the energy levels when combined with amino acids. It also has anti-viral and anti-histamine effects, which will ease congestion and sore throat.

Ginger relieves throats and sinus infections. It also treats inflammation in lungs, expels the mucus, improves digestion,  and purifies the blood.

Turmeric is another effective remedy that cures a wide range of diseases and infections.

Horseradish treats respiratory tract infections. It also contains probiotics,  which  boost the immune system and shorten the lifespan of cold.

Garlic contains alicin, which serves as  an antibacterial and antiviral agent.

Onions have anti-asthmatic and antibiotic properties, and hence beneficial for treating asthmatic patients.  They are also loaded with polyphenols, which avert and cure infections.

The Jalapeno and Cayenne are packed with capsaicin,  which alleviates the lung congestion and combat bacteria. It also thins the mucus.

Lemon is rich in vitamin C and powerful to destroy and avert any kind of threat.