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Master Tonic looks like it cures everything and is easy to make and have on hand.

WEAR GLOVES!!

[I did not peel my garlic this time --- MUCH EASIER!!]

(photo credit: Simi Amiet)

Master Tonic Ingredients

1 part fresh chopped garlic cloves (antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, antiparasitical)
1 part fresh chopped white onions, or the hottest onions available (similar properties to garlic)
1 part fresh grated ginger root (increases circulation to the extremities)
1 part fresh grated horseradish root (increases blood flow to the head)
1 part fresh chopped Cayenne peppers, Jalapenos, Serranos, Habeneros, African bird peppers....any combination of the hottest peppers available

(photo credit: Simi Amiet)

Preparation
· Fill a glass jar 3/4 of the way full with equal parts of the fresh chopped or grated ingredients. Fresh herbs are best. Then cover completely with raw unfiltered, unbleached, nondistilled apple cider vinegar.

 

(photo credit: Simi Amiet)

· Close and shake vigorously and then top off the vinegar if necessary. Keep the jar in a cool, dark place for 2 weeks. (I store it in my cabinet with the drinking glasses so that I see it and remember to shake daily.) 

· Shake the tonic daily a couple of times.

 

(photo credit: Simi Amiet)

Begin this formula on the NEW moon and strain and bottle on the FULL moon, (approximately 14 days). Filter the mixture through a clean piece of cotton (coffee filter or colander), bottle and label.

Usage:
Strain liquids from solids after steeping about 2 weeks.

May puree the solids and add to honey or lemon juice, or make salad dressing or marinade for meats. Master Tonic lasts indefinitely at room temperature, after straining
.

Dosage:
1/2 to 1 ounce, two or more times daily, as needed. I hear it is not only the cure for the common cold but every other disease of mankind. lol

Note: Store your Master Tonic in a dark place.

"This tonic is extremely powerful, because all the ingredients are fresh. Its power should not be underestimated. This formula is a modern day plague tonic. It is said that when added to an incurable routine it could cure the most chronic conditions and stubborn diseases. It stimulates maximum blood circulation, while putting the best detoxifying herbs into the blood. This formula is not just for the sniffles, it has helped to turn around the deadliest diseases."

"...I designed this formula as a fresh herb alternative to Dr. Christopher’s plague formula, to be more alive, a herbal juice tonic, and believe me, you don’t want to be without formulas like this when you or your loved ones get ill; it will save your life. Make up plenty, it can’t go bad because vinegar already is, and will last almost forever..," writes Dr. Shultz.

Quoted from Sam Biser’s “The Last Chance Health Report” on Killer Viruses: A formula for stopping them when drugs fail. http://www.its-my-health.com/documents/MasterTonic.pdf


I've seen it recommended to add all ingredients to the blender to puree, others coarsely chop the veggies. I've also seen it recommended to consume it on top of bread and butter. And "if you eat it with cheese, it isn't even very spicy"?? The suggestion was to partake of it regularly in this way, like a condiment. :

Especially warming, if coming in from the cold, windy, wet weather. And, just sniff to clear the sinuses.

Supposed to be helpful for bladder and kidney issues? (Maybe because it makes you drink a LOT of water. LOL)

Apparently, excess ginger can cause uterine contractions?? So, caution with pregnancy.

This article describes some of the myriad of benefits from a scientific (sorta) perspective. http://fairhillsfarm.com/2008/12/11/some-good-old-fashioned-horsera...
Also, delicious on fish, salmon, halibut, etc.

Here is a commercial version, without the horseradish: Blair's Mega Death Sauce- Feel Alive! http://www.hotsauceworld.com/blairmegdeat.html

Maybe we need a bit of wasabi added?

Here it is Cyclone Cider Herbal Tonic: http://www.supplementwarehouse.com/viewitem.asp?idproduct=43121 It is an herbal extract of CAYENNE PEPPER, GARLIC, ONION, HORSERADISH ROOT, GINGER ROOT, PARSLEY in a base of raw apple cider vinegar.


Between this and some raw milk kefir, we could cure the world.


FAQs:
http://heal-thyself.ning.com/profiles/blog/show?id=2814160%3ABlogPo...




Whew~ that is potent stuff!


I was brave. I took most of a tablespoon, without taste testing first and put it in the back of my mouth, gargled (sorta) a bit and felt it go alllllllll the way down to my navel.

About half way down, I decided I needed a chaser. My eyes were a bit teary. (I had an emergency banana sitting ready. But, left it uneaten.)


I made enough for the whole neighborhood, it appears! It cost about $20 for all the ingredients; and I have four mason jars full! I strained mine and I believe it will keep indefinitely. I saved the strained chopped bits in the freezer for adding to soups and stuff to spice it up.



I hunted for a recipe which included additional herbs and spices. Does anyone have one?

I know the following have natural antifungal, antiparsitic, antibacterial properties: black walnut hulls, wormwood, clove, raw pumpkin seeds, fennel, thyme, sage, goldenseal, oregano, water, salt, essential oils: cinnamon, lemongrass, thyme, peppermint, lavender, coriander; olive leaf extracts, vit C, onion, allspice, tarragon, cumin; capsicums, including chilies and other hot peppers; black and white pepper, ginger, anise seed, celery seed, and the juices of lemons and limes; cranberries, myrrh, turmeric, echinacea, licorice root, Pau d'arco, rosemary, basil, mint, anise, dandelion, honey, garlic.

So, I was curious about including these, or making an alternate tonic with some of them as an alternate to rotate. But, I wasn't sure about including them in the Master Tonic.


I LOVE my Master Tonic. I've been adding a teaspoon of it to a cup of bone broth occasionallys. It is deliciously zesty and invigorating!

(the thread that started it all)

Other references:
http://www.wikihow.com/Cure-an-Ailment-with-Homemade-Master-Tonic
http://www.annieappleseedproject.org/nattonfromri.html
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wQbGDmaKZc
http://www.ehow.com/how_2258276_cure-ailment-homemade-master-tonic....
http://sibasishfoundation.wordpress.com/sibasish-health-club/homema...

I put the whole peppers (with seeds and top little stem attached) in the food processor. De-seeding them seemed too difficult. My Master Tonic is wicked hot. It is easier in the food processor (than chopping/grating by hand) but leave the b...its coarse chopped, mine was diced to bits.

Use gloves!


Any jar will do. Mason jars are about $2 each at a (Ace) hardware store or Walmart of regular grocery. Or reuse an old mayo or pickle jar.

If you coarsely chop the ingredients, it is more mild than if you finely chop or puree the ingredients in a food processor. Coarse chopped makes it more palatable for children. Also, if you use a finer filter, like a coffee filter, rather than a metal strainer, more of the sediment is removed. Additionally, shaking it before each use increases the potency of flavor a LOT, lol. And imo, it is easier to swallow cold or warm, rather than room temp. And we chase it with honey. Diluted in water is another way to make it more palatable, sorta. ;-)

I add a shy tablespoon of the Master Tonic to a cup of bone broth. It is so zippy and warm and nourishing, especially when coming in from the winter cold, or first thing in the morning to get your blood moving!



(I did not make mine with the moon. I did not weigh or measure; I approximated the quantities very informally. I love my Master Tonic!!)

My understanding is that we shouldn't add ingredients after the ferment starts.

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Comment by Pam Genant on January 8, 2012 at 6:08pm

I never measure anything, LOL, I eyeball it.  And I will tell you the food processor works great too.  Makes it quick, although my family laughs at me as I get out my goggles and face mask to make it.  The air is just so "thick" I start coughing and my eyes water so much.  I also give mine away.  It makes a great gift!

Comment by Rhonda Clark Bond on March 27, 2012 at 7:57pm

Can you ruin the master tonic.... I made some almost 3 months ago, I strained one jar but left the other one and forgot about it!!   Is it still usable ?

Comment by Pat Robinson on March 27, 2012 at 8:14pm

Rhonda, I'm sure it is fine, if you used all fresh ingredients.

I'd just strain it and it'll be STRONG. :-)


Pat

Comment by Rhonda Clark Bond on March 27, 2012 at 8:17pm

YaaY ... thanks so much!!

Comment by Kelly Bisciotti on May 3, 2012 at 7:08pm

Started my first batch on 4/21/12...is the full moon this Saturday? Not sure I can wait 3 more days. I've got a wicked cold coming on (woke up with it this morning), and my usual remedies don't seem to be taking it out. I need something strong, stat!

Comment by Pat Robinson on May 3, 2012 at 10:22pm

Carmen, you can start taking it now! It just gets stronger the longer it brews. Yes, Saturday is the full moon.

Hope you feel better quickly. I usually take a tablespoon 2-4 times a day for acute issues, and follow with some whole food probiotics a couple hours after each dose. Generally, I'm healed in a few doses (thankfully, lol)!  ;-)

Pat

Comment by Sarah Cortes on May 4, 2012 at 2:11am

For future reference, here is a full year calendar with moonphases on it.   http://timeanddate.com/calendar/  It's been so useful.   I print out a new one every year for various things.       I keep one along with a blank tiny homemade schedule book in my wallet.  I track my menses on it.  It's also  just neat to know when/what the moon phases are.  I keep track of when my snake eats on it.   It has nothing to do with the moon, but he only eats about every 3 weeks,  so I need to keep track.

My go to method for taking Master Tonic is to heat up about 8 oz bone broth (I never have any variety other than poultry) and add about a tbsp to the broth.  It's delish  and the broth will also fight your cold and will also be easy on your digestive while your body's resources are directed toward fighting the cold.

Comment by Kelly Bisciotti on May 4, 2012 at 7:57am

Thanks Pat and Sarah!  I have a fresh batch of bone broth in the fridge and freezer, so I will do that!

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Have any of you all tried GOOT?

3Tbs Virgin Coconut Oil
3 Tbs Olive Oil
3 Tbs fresh, chopped garlic

blend together in blender, use orally, topically, on feet, in ears, on chest, up nose, behind ears...

Comment by Kelly Bisciotti on July 7, 2012 at 8:46pm

I've cured many an ear infection with this! I add onion oil and tea tree oil to mine as well. 

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