Online Course: Making Fire Cider

Online Course: Making Fire Cider


Class Description:

Fire Cider is a tonic with deep roots in folk medicine that was brought to popularity by the American herbalist and author, Rosemary Gladstar. Fire Cider uses vinegar as its base, instead of most herbal tinctures, which use alcohol. It really sends home the message, let food be thy medicine. To make fire cider, we add warming, immune and circulatory enhancing, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antiviral foods, and herbs to a vinegar base and with time the medicinal properties are extracted into the vinegar. This spicy yet sweet tonic warms both body and soul.

Fire cider has been consumed traditionally to ward off sore throats, colds, flu, chest congestion, and to promote circulation; which warms us up in the cold months to come. Since it takes about 4-6 weeks for this extraction to happen, this is the perfect time to prepare your herbal medicine for when the cold nights fall upon us!

In this class, you will be learn everything you need to know to make your own fire cider.

You will learn about the medicinal qualities of the plants within the formula, a history of fire cider, basic herbal extraction lesson, the importance of traditional foods and remedies, recipes and ideas how to incorporate this tonic in your home, and directions how to strain your fire cider and sweeten it after its rest.

About the Instructor:

This class is taught by local Integrative Nutritionist, Alyssa Regan. She holds a master’s degree in Nutrition and Integrative health from Maryland University of Integrative Health, with studies in herbalism. She has a love for local farms and sustainable, organic agriculture. Alyssa enjoys cooking nourishing meals and experimenting with her own herbal preparations in her home in Kennett Square. She has a deep passion for Women’s Health and helping to grow the relationships we hold with our food and Mother Earth.

Check out our interview with our Fire Cider Workshop leader, Alyssa Regan on the blog! We're sharing a few Q&As with her so you can get to know this incredibly knowledgeable Integrative Nutritionist and herbal enthusiast! Click here to read!

To learn more about the instructor and her integrative nutrition services, visit her website here or find her on Instagram here!

Course Includes:

  • Video (39min) instruction by nutritionist Alyssa Regan

  • PDF which includes a Fire Cider Recipe, overview of the healing properties of ingredients, and tips to avoid common mistakes when making your Fire Cider

  • BONUS — In the Additional Tips handout included in this e-course, I've included all of my personal, top-secret tips for making the ultimate Fire Cider! Basically the knowledge I've gained over the years from making large batches for retail! These are tips I learned from personal experience and were never taught to me through other sources!

Once purchased you will receive a link via email to download the course materials.

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