Start Your Day With This Healthy Tonic

Start Your Day With This Healthy Tonic


A combination of garlic, apple cider vinegar and honey is an tonic whose health benefits have been proven through research. Each of the individual ingredients possesses curative properties. Taken together, these three ingredients comprise a powerful treatment for many ills.

According to the National Institutes of Health, garlic is often used to treat cardiovascular disorders such as atherosclerosis, high cholesterol, coronary heart disease, heart attack and hypertension.

Some people use garlic for the prevention of various cancers, including lung cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer, stomach cancer, rectal cancer and colon cancer. NIH says that “Some of these uses are supported by science.”

Apple cider vinegar is high in acetic acid, which is a potent antimicrobial. It is also an ancient folk remedy, claimed to help with all sorts of health problems ranging from fostering weight loss to lowering blood sugar levels and improving the symptoms related to diabetes.

Honey is widely respected for its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory capabilities. Holistic health experts believe it is one of nature’s best all-around remedies. Research shows it helps in wound care and is a cough suppressant. In the laboratory, it has been proven to slow the growth of food-borne bacteria, and to kill some types of bacteria.

A recent research study proved this combination remedy can be an effective treatment for several kinds of cancer. Patients reported the remedy reduced many side effects of the disease, and in some cases it may have been instrumental in the cure. In other research, it was proven to lower both blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

To make the remedy, combine:

– 1 cup apple cider vinegar
– 1 cup honey, organic and unpasteurized
– 10 garlic cloves


Swirl all the ingredients together in a blender for 60-90 seconds, until they are well combined. Store the recipe in a jar in the refrigerator. Use it within five days.

To derive the maximum benefit from the remedy, take two tablespoons in the morning prior to eating or drinking anything else. If it helps to make the taste tolerable, mix the remedy into a cup of juice or water, but be sure it is the first thing you consume.

This recipe is straightforward, easy to make and inexpensive. You may already have the ingredients in your kitchen. Combining them, however, multiplies the already significant healing properties of the individual components.