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Any alcoholic beverage will be 'medicinal', as proven throughout history :-). However, ciders can make vinegars and those have lots of uses, 'medicinal' as well. However the equipment isn't cheap if it's off the shelf for large quantities. It is 'easily' DIY'able for smaller quantities if you have the skills needed.
I was surprised to read that apple cider is an alcohol drink everywhere in the world except here... that's a leftover from the prohibition experiment.
Cider was the number one alcohol in the 1600 and 1700 era America. Let's bring it back!!!
make sure you send me your whiskey so it doesn't go to waste...