Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Garlic Oxymel repost

This is an easy at home recipe for a garlic oxymel. Ox´y`mel. A mixture of honey, water, vinegar, and plant, boiled to a syrup. This is great when used at the first signs of a cold or flu.

Needed: At least 1 bulb of garlic, Local honey*, Apple Cider Vinegar, Water.

Peel garlic cloves and cut in half.
Boil garlic in 4 cups of water until translucent.
Remove water from stove.
Add 1/4 cup of honey.
Add 1/4 cup of Apple Cider Vinegar.
Mix well.

Drink 1/3 to 1/2 cup of warm liquid, two to three times a day, eating at least 2 cloves of the cooked garlic with each serving. Oxymel may be kept covered in the refrigerator for 4 weeks.

*do not give honey to children under 1 year old. Feel free to share this with friends. Look for more at home immune support in the future.