Elderberry Syrup Recipe
Elderberry Syrup is an amazing super food that is great for you an will help to keep you healthy as the cold winter weather settles in. I found a great recipe that you can make at home. We take a teaspoon of elderberry syrup a day. When sick you can increase to about a teaspoon every hour. Stay well.
What is Elderberry Syrup and Where Can I Find an Elderberry Syrup Recipe?
According to Wikipedia, “In a placebo-controlled, double-blind study, elderberry was shown to be effective for treating Influenza B. People using the elderberry extract recovered much faster than those only on a placebo. The study was published in the Journal of Alternative Complementary Medicine.”
I found this Elderberry Syrup Recipe on YouTube and Thought I’d Share It.
Elderberry Syrup Recipe:
- 1 cup fresh or 1/2 cup dried organic Elderberries (harvest blue or black, avoid poisonous reds)
- 3 cups water
- 1 cup raw local honey
- 1 organic Cinnamon stick
- 3 organic Cloves
- Organic Ginger (optional)
Place berries, water, and spices in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes. Smash the berries to release remaining juice and strain the mixture. Allow liquid to cool and stir in honey. Will last for 2-3 months stored in the fridge.
Need some raw honey? Click here for more information about our honey. We are beekeepers located in central Michigan. I use our honey to make the above elderberry syrup recipe for my own family. It taste great too.
You can purchase everything you need at Mountain Rose Herbs to make this recipe yourself. Or they have some pre-made syrups that are amazing as well. Check it out!