Ingredients:  organic dried elderberries

 

Daily serving size of syrup:

Dose recommendations: 1/2 tsp – 1 tsp once a day for kids over 1 years old.

1/2 - 1 Tbsp once a day for adults.

If you feel a flu, virus or cold coming on, take the regular dose every 2-3 hours until symptoms subside.

Elderberries Organic

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  • Elderberry extract has been found to reduce the length and severity of symptoms caused by the influenza virus. Elderberries are a low-calorie food packed with vitamin C, dietary fiber and antioxidants in the form phenolic acids, flavonols and anthocyanins, and have been shown to support heart health and fight inflammations and infections.  

    CAUTIONS: DO NOT EAT THEM RAW. They need to be cooked in order to render them safe. 

     

  • Ingredients

    • 5 cups water
    • 1 cup elderberries dried (4 oz)
    • 4 cinnamon sticks
    • 2 tsp ground ginger
    • 1 tsp ground cloves
    • 1/2 to 1-1/2 cups honey (to taste)

    Instructions

    • Add 5 cups of water to a medium saucepan or dutch oven. Add in 1 cup dried elderberries, 4 cinnamon sticks, 2 tsp ground ginger and 1 tsp ground cloves. Stir to combine.

    • Bring this all to a boil, cover and reduce to a simmer. Let simmer for 45 minutes until mixture is thickened and reduced by nearly half.

    • Remove from heat and let cool for 1 hour to steep.

    • Pour juice through a fine mesh strainer in to a large bowl. Remove cinnamon sticks. Then using the back of a spoon press and mash the berries that are in the strainer over the bowl to get any extra juices out of them. Stir in honey and mix until well combined.

    • Pour carefully into a mason jar, cover and refrigerate. It should keep for several months in the fridge. Use daily as directed in notes below.

    Notes

    Dose recommendations: 

    1/2 tsp – 1 tsp once a day for kids over 1 years old.

    1/2 tbsp to 1 tbsp once a day for adults.  

    If you feel a flu, virus or cold coming on, take the regular dose every 2-3 hours until symptoms subside.

    Options & Substitutions: Note: Cinnamon sticks, ginger, cloves and honey are all optional – they simply make it taste better. If you don’t have cinnamon sticks you can substitute 2 tsp. cinnamon for the 4 sticks. You can substitute glycerin for the honey . Also feel free to add more or less sweetener to this recipe as it’s for taste only. 

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