Eric's Apple Cider Vinegar Potion

Eric's Apple Cider Vinegar Potion

The Spruce / Diana Chistruga

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 5 mins
Servings: 3 servings
Yield: 3 cups
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
96 Calories
0g Fat
25g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 3
Amount per serving
Calories 96
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 39mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 23g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 20mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 56mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a potion I make when I need a boost. It makes me feel pretty good. You can drink it cold or warm. Sometimes I drink it in the morning over ice mixed with seltzer. Drink it at night warmed up in a mug in the microwave.


Super Soothing Potion


  • 3 cups boiling water

  • 1 (3-inch) piece ginger

  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

  • 1/4 cup honey

  • 2 (3-inch) stick cinnamon sticks

  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • Pinch kosher salt

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Eric's Apple Cider Vinegar Potion ingredients

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  2. Crush ginger with a pan or a knife.

    crushed ginger on a cutting board

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  3. In a large Mason jar, combine all of the ingredients and stir until honey is dissolved.

    Eric's Apple Cider Vinegar Potion ingredients mixed together in a mason jar

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  4. Drink immediately or keep in a glass container in refrigerator for up to five days. 

    Eric's Apple Cider Vinegar Potion in a mason jar

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  • Add more boiling water, vinegar and honey to the leftover ginger and cinnamon.
  • Alter the amounts of vinegar, honey and cayenne depending on how sour, sweet, or spicy you like.