Have you ever splurged on a tiny ginger shot at a juice bar, only to wonder why something so small costs so much? The good news is that making your own ginger shots at home is a breeze and won’t burn a hole in your wallet. With just a few simple ingredients and a little bit of effort, you can whip up these potent health boosters right in your kitchen.

Not only are homemade ginger shots super easy and affordable, but they also come packed with amazing benefits. Ginger is known for its anti-inflammatory properties, immune-boosting capabilities, and ability to aid digestion — an herbalist’s favorite!


  • Fresh ginger (1-2 cups rough chopped chunks)
  • 2-3 cups filtered water


  • Wash fresh ginger well in your favorite veggie rinse
  •  Chop into 1-inch chunks and add to blender
  • Pour water over top and blend until totally broken down
  • Add a funnel and strainer to a jar 
  • Pour the mix through the strainer until separated from pulp
  • Keep fresh juice refrigerated and use within the week
  • Add pulp to baked goods, broths, teas, baked goods, etc or compost

This delicious recipe is brought to us by Alexandra Rosenberg-Rigutto. Alex directs and operates The Farber Farm and is building Northwoods Farmstead and Skill Center with her husband.  She hopes to empower others to find uplifting food and medicine in their bioregions, gardens, and kitchens. Follow along on instagram and check out her newly released Herbal Infusion Handbook.

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