Fermented Garlic Honey

Cold and flu season is here. This fermented garlic honey great home remedy to have on hand to boost your immune system. Garlic is a powerhouse and widely recognized for its anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-viral properties. Garlic is a great addition to any garden, too. It doesn’t take up a lot of space, and while it does have a longer growing season, it doesn’t require much care. Choose varieties that store well for homegrown garlic all year long. 

Fermenting garlic in honey makes it easy on the belly and compounds all of those lovely benefits. Take a spoonful when sick or when you feel a funk coming on. This fermented garlic honey is a perfect for kiddos – a spoonful of sugar, right? 

While I’m totally on the slow living train, this garlic chopper saves so much time – it works great with ginger too, and has everything you need to chop, mince, and dice without sticky garlic paper fingers. 

Fermented Garlic Honey

Fermented Garlic Honey


  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • Raw honey
  • Sterilized jar


  1. Peel and chop the garlic
  2. Place garlic in the jar
  3. Pour in raw honey until garlic is covered
  4. Lightly put the lid on, finger tight, and place in a dark cabinet
  5. Tighten lid and flip the jar every day (fun activity for kids).
  6. When the jar is right side up, loosen the lid again


Over time, you'll see bubbles - that's the fermentation!

Disclaimer: As with anything, do your research and choose the best route for your family. Do not give honey to children under one year of age.