About the Ingredients
Garlic (Allium sativum) is a perennial plant that grows from the root bulb, containing cloves. Its plant can reach a height of 3 feet, adorned with purple-colored hermaphrodite flowers with seeds that can be found on an erect stem and flat leaves with an acute apex.
It is fervently used as a flavoring agent in various cuisines to spark the nutty mild taste. Medicinally, it is known to boost the immune system, reduce blood pressure, improve the lipid profile by managing dyslipidemia, fight fungal and parasitic infections, and inhibit the proliferation of cancerous cells.
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is an evergreen perennial marked by branches that are full of green needle-like leaves that exude fragrance and pink, purple, blue, or white color flowers having a mild delicate flavor.
It is frequently used as a spice in cooking, as a natural preservative in various food industries, in cosmetics, as a medicine, and as ornamental species. Medicinally, it ameliorates asthma, atherosclerosis, cataract, renal colic, hepatotoxicity, peptic ulcer, inflammatory diseases, and ischemic heart disease. The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity of rosemary can reduce oxidative stress and aids in attenuating hypercholesterolemia, physical, and mental fatigue. Rosemary also imparts antiulcer effects, neuroprotective, hepatoprotective, radio-protective, and anti-depressant activities.
Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) versatile biennial flowering herb popularly used in salads, soups, and as a garnish. Oftentimes, it is used as a substitute for cilantro due to its similar appearance.
It is a natural diuretic that helps purge toxins and reduces edema, bloating, and blood pressure. It is rich in vitamin A, C, K, and antioxidants that support the treatment of cardiovascular disease, compromised kidneys, diabetes, inflammation, and obesity.
Thyme is an evergreen, perennial shrub that is cheered for culinary, medicinal, and ornamental purposes. They are close relatives of the oregano and are celebrated for their leaves that are green or variegated.
Apart from complimenting sauces and meaty dishes, thyme is known to take down coughs, cold/flu symptoms, minor irritations, microbial infections, muscular spasms, gastritis, flatulence, diarrhea, bedwetting, and skin disorders. Being a natural expectorant, it helps in expelling the tough mucus and soothes wet cough and nasal and chest congestion.
Onion, (Allium cepa) is widely appreciated due to its distinctive aroma and amazing health benefits. Its bulb is used fervently in both cooking and making medicinal products.
Medicinally, onion is known to possess antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds that can help correct the lipid profile by decreasing the dangerously high levels of triglycerides and LDL (bad cholesterol). It can reduce high blood pressure while its anticoagulant property protects the consumer from blood clots and thrombosis. Onion is also one of the best immune-boosters as it is reported to shorten the duration of common cold and flu, all the while tending to high fever, sore throat, and cough.
Jalapeno (Capsicum annum) is a chile pepper pod of medium size, measuring an average length of 2.5 to 3 inches but they can elongate to 6 inches and longer too. Surprisingly, they contain more vitamin C than an orange. The peppers are rich in Vitamin A, B complex, K, and potassium too. They contain a compound called capsaicin which imparts most of the medicinal benefits.
Jalapeno peppers help promote weight loss, stop the growth and multiplication of cancer cells, delay the formation of blood vessels in tumor cells, prevent cancer spread, relieve pain, prevent stomach ulcers, fight infections, control blood sugar levels and cholesterol levels, manage blood pressure, and protect the heart.
Lemon (Citrus limon) is a peculiarly irresistible botanical berry with bitter, sour as well as sweet tastes. A single berry bears 5 to 10 seeds and grows on a small, thorny tree. From dishwasher soaps to facial cleansers, medicinal syrups to snuffing out the stinky smell, lemon knows every single spell to bring harmony in our lives.
Lemons are the supreme source of Vitamin C which seems to be a one-stop solution to every health problem. They are used in the treatment of scurvy, common cold, swine flu, tinnitus, morning sickness (especially during pregnancy), and upset stomach. Lemons can even dissolve kidney stones.
Limes (Citrus aurantiifolia) pronounce the taste of savory dishes and beverages. Perched proudly among the members of the Rutaceae family, lime has grabbed a bit more limelight due to its fervent use and availability.
Anciently, an event regarding the treatment of scurvy through lime has earned it quite a reputation. They are bagged with sugar, vitamin B complex and C, and minerals like potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, and sodium. Its medicinal usage imparts healthy-looking, glowing skin. It encourages healthy digestion, keeps bacterial and viral infections at bay, helps reduce obesity, and manages blood sugar levels, all the while curtailing the chances of contracting heart diseases.
Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a rhizomatous, herbaceous perennial plant with a maximum height of 3 feet. It is marked by funnel-shaped white, pink, or yellow flowers and alternately arranged, oblong to elliptical-shaped leaves.
It is used in Asia to warm color to the curries and other savory dishes. Medicinally, it bolsters the immune system, detoxifies the body by supporting the liver, and promotes splanchnic blood flow. It is also documented to possess anti-inflammatory properties so it is employed to support the treatment of arthritis, endometriosis, psoriasis, and so forth.
Ginger root (Zingiber Officinalis), a prestigious spice, is a rhizome of the plant. It is utilized in thousands of kitchens all around the world. It is also used in the medicinal world to manage various pathological conditions.
Ginger eases morning sickness during pregnancy, fights microbial infections, calms sore muscles, manages blood sugar levels, reduces arthritis symptoms, and controls cancer growth. It acts as a natural antihistamine to alleviate symptoms of rhinitis, nasal congestion, headache and dries out the excess mucus while stimulating its removal.
Horseradish (Armoracia rusticana) is a cold-hardy, rugged perennial that can grow up to a good height of 5 feet. It contains long, bright green-colored leaves and scented flowers with white petals.
Historically, the leaves and roots of Horseradish were used in Middle Ages medicinally to treat cough, asthma, colic, gout, and sciatica. It was grated and dissolved in milk for topical application for clarification of skin and elimination of freckles. Nowadays, it is used for treating kidney stones, UTIs, internal parasitic infections, gallbladder disorders, rheumatism, bronchitis, and so forth. Horseradish is also a great immune booster and helps with proper digestion, blood pressure, sinus infections, and even cancer.
Apple Cider Vinegar
For centuries, apple cider vinegar is being used as an ingredient in various natural remedies. This magic dust manages diabetes, kills damaging bacterial, improves heart health, and enhances skin health.
In Fire Tonic, it is used as a vehicle for preparing the formulation.
Raw honey is a famous sweet potion that has everyone wrapped around its comb. It is wildly popular due to its remarkable phytochemicals that takedown oxidative stress, sore throat, digestive issues, and much more.