The Master Tonic: Natural Flu Antiviral

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This post details how to make the Master Tonic and why it is so effective as a homemade, totally natural anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-parasitic remedy. Note that the Master Tonic is not to be confused with the Master Cleanse.

Who needs Tamiflu with all its dangerous side effects when you have the Master Tonic, with no side effects, in your back cupboard?

I have a friend who coordinates missionaries overseas to third world countries who told me that the missionaries she knows always take this remedy with them when traveling.

The Master Tonic keeps forever, so make it now before you need it!

This tonic is extremely powerful because all the ingredients are fresh. Its power should not be underestimated. This formula is a modern day plague remedy and can cure the most chronic conditions and stubborn diseases. It stimulates maximum blood circulation, while putting the best detoxifying herbs into the blood.

The Master Tonic remedy is not just for the sniffles, it has helped to turn around the deadliest infections resistant to antibiotics and can be used in combination with conventional treatments as necessary.

The dosage for the Master Tonic is 1 or 2 ounces, two or more times daily. Swish and swallow. Don’t dilute with water.

For ordinary infections, a dose taken 5-6 times a day will deal with most conditions. It can be used during pregnancies, is safe for children (use smaller doses) and as a food is completely non-toxic.

How to Make the Master Tonic

Make up plenty as the Master Tonic does not need refrigeration and lasts indefinitely without any special storage conditions.

The healthiest Master Tonic is made with homemade apple cider vinegar brewed with raw honey. If you don’t have time to do this, then be sure to buy only raw ACV packed in glass bottles. Never buy it packaged in plastic, as the acidity of the ACV will leech toxins into the vinegar.

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Master Tonic Recipe

The Master Tonic is a must have remedy for flu season or when traveling overseas.

Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Sarah Pope MGA


  • 1 part fresh chopped garlic preferably organic
  • 1 part fresh chopped onion preferably organic
  • 1 part fresh grated ginger root preferably organic
  • 1 part fresh grated horseradish root preferably organic
  • 1 part fresh chopped cayenne peppers or any hot peppers seasonally available preferably organic
  • raw apple cider vinegar


  1. Fill a glass mason jar 3/4 of the way full with equal parts by volume of the above fresh chopped and grated herbs. Wear gloves when chopping the hot peppers.

  2. Fill jar to the top with raw ACV. Close the lid tightly and shake.

  3. Shake at least once a day for two weeks, and then filter the Master Tonic mixture through a clean piece of cloth, bottle and label.

  4. Make sure that when you make this tonic that you shake it every time you walk by it, a minimum of once per day. Remember that all the herbs and vegetables for the Master Tonic should be fresh and organically grown if possible. Use dried herbs only in an emergency.

Recipe Notes

Use only fresh and preferably organically grown herbs if possible as this will make the most potent and effective Master Tonic. Substitute dried bulk herbs only in an emergency if fresh is unavailable.

If one of the ingredients is not available (fresh horseradish is difficult during certain times of the year), then substitute another hot pepper such as habanero.

Fire Cider vs Master Tonic

Fire cider is a very similar immunity boosting tonic to the Master Tonic. The primary difference is that fire cider contains honey to mitigate the strong taste.

Fire cider is available for purchase from a number of companies in recent years. This brand is one of the best if you prefer not to make your own full strength Master Tonic at home.

Master Tonic Video Tutorial

The video below details visually how to make the master tonic and why it is so beneficial.  It is sometimes easier to learn with pictures than words. This tutorial is especially helpful while you are in the kitchen making it for the first time. Just follow along!

Sarah, The Healthy Home Economist


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