medicinal elderberry syrup recipe by Jen Martinsen at Nutrition Bliss
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elderberry syrup (medicinal)

elderberry syrup (medicinal)
Instead of paying for an expensive store-bought version, try this homemade elderberry recipe to support your immune system.
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 5 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 5 min
Ingredients
  1. 2/3 cup dried black elderberries or 3 ounces
  2. 3 1/2 cups filtered water
  3. 2 tbsp ginger powder
  4. 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  5. 1/2 tsp clove powder
  6. 1 cup raw honey (for maximum support, choose Manuka honey with UMF 10+) - ADDED LAST, DO NOT HEAT
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan add water, rinsed dried elderberries, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves. DO NOT ADD HONEY.
  2. Bring contents to a boil, cover, and reduce to a simmer.
  3. Simmer for 45 minutes - 1 hour (liquid should reduce by 1/2). If not, uncover until 1/2 of the liquid has evaporated.
  4. Mash berries with a wooden spoon or potato masher.
  5. Pour contents through a strainer in to a glass bowl. Allow to cool to lukewarm.
  6. Once lukewarm, ADD THE HONEY. Stir well.
  7. Pour contents into a 16 oz. glass jar with lid.
  8. Store in refrigerator.
Notes
  1. Please note, if you have an autoimmune condition, please consult a physician before taking this immune boosting syrup.
Dosing
  1. Children: 1/2 tsp to 1 tsp daily for prevention or 1 tsp daily during onset of sickness
  2. Adults: 1 tbsp daily for prevention or 2-3 tbsp daily during onset of sickness
  3. During onset of flu, can be taken every 2 to 3 hours for 24 hours.
Adapted from EZ Organics
Adapted from EZ Organics
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Category
medicinal
Tags
honey, immune support