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21 November 2019

Elderberry Syrup Recipe With Honey

How to make elderberry syrup with honey.  This can help support the immune system and shorten the duration of coughs, colds, and the flu.  Store leftovers in the fridge up to three months.

One benefit to homeschooling is that we avoid many of the germs that get passed around in the schools.  We haven't been nearly as sick, but we made up for it last year.

I don't have time to get sick.  I can't write when I don't feel good, and then I can't get any work done.

Last year, I was in the ER on Thanksgiving and didn't feel better until January.  It was late spring before I finally felt like myself again.

How to make elderberry syrup recipe. Also includes the benefits, dosage, uses, shelf life, and what to do with it. Take it daily or when sick for cough, for colds, or for the flu. This is an easy and simple recipe iwth honey that you can DIY at home. Directions for how to take elderberry syrup and usage.  Homemade elderberry syrup is easy to make. #elderberry #naturalremedy #cough #cold


I don't ever want a repeat of being that sick.  I started looking into elderberry syrup to support my immune system.  Now I take it daily.  The kids aren't believers quite yet, but I do make them take it at the first cough or sign of a cold.

There is some evidence to support using elderberry syrup as a natural supplement to ward off bugs and help you feel better sooner if you do get sick.

I bought some and kind of forgot about it.  Then I woke up with ick draining down my throat and feeling like a cold was coming, so I took it four times that day.  The next day I felt fine.

Maybe it wasn't going to a full blown cold.  Maybe it was nothing.  I'm not taking chances though.  I'll keep taking it as long as I feel that it works.

Elderberry Syrup Recipe With Honey

This is an easy elderberry syrup recipe with honey.  Although elderberries take good on their own, the spices change the flavor.  I add real honey for its health benefits and to sweeten the syrup.


How to make elderberry syrup recipe. Also includes the benefits, dosage, uses, shelf life, and what to do with it. Take it daily or when sick for cough, for colds, or for the flu. This is an easy and simple recipe iwth honey that you can DIY at home. Directions for how to take elderberry syrup and usage.  Homemade elderberry syrup is easy to make. #elderberry #naturalremedy #cough #cold

What Are The Benefits of Elderberry Syrup?


Elderberries have been used medicinally as far back as 400 BC.  Elderberry syrup has been crazy popular the last few years.  The berries are full of vitamins and antioxidants that can help support your immune system.

Elderberries are said to reduce inflammation and offer some protection for your heart.  Drinking elderberry syrup is said to reduce cold and flu symptoms.

Other benefits of elderberry syrup include treatment for:


  • Fever
  • Consipation
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Headaches
  • Stress
  • Kidney problems
  • Cold
  • Cough
  • Flu

The benefits of elderberry syrup is mostly through anecdotal evidence, but there has been some research done.  In a study, 60 adults with flu like symptoms took elderberry syrup four times a day and got better four days sooner and had less severe symptoms than those who didn't take elderberry syrup.

One study also showed the elderberries is effective for treating 10 types of flu viruses.

How to make elderberry syrup recipe. Also includes the benefits, dosage, uses, shelf life, and what to do with it. Take it daily or when sick for cough, for colds, or for the flu. This is an easy and simple recipe iwth honey that you can DIY at home. Directions for how to take elderberry syrup and usage.  Homemade elderberry syrup is easy to make. #elderberry #naturalremedy #cough #cold



Does Elderberry Syrup Help With Cough?


Elderberry syrup is said to reduce coughing.  It can reduce inflammation and help shorten the duration of colds.

Can You Take Elderberry Daily?


Yes, it's recommended that you take one teaspoon daily for maintenance.  You can take one teaspoon up to four times a day if you are have a cold or the flu.

How Long Is Elderberry Syrup Good For?


This elderberry syrup recipe with honey will last up to three months in the fridge.  You an also freeze it to make it last longer.

Can You Freeze Elderberry Syrup?


Yes, elderberry syrup freezes very well. I like freezing it in ice cube trays and then moving the frozen cubes to a bag or container in the freezer.

Set in the fridge to thaw overnight.

How to make elderberry syrup recipe. Also includes the benefits, dosage, uses, shelf life, and what to do with it. Take it daily or when sick for cough, for colds, or for the flu. This is an easy and simple recipe iwth honey that you can DIY at home. Directions for how to take elderberry syrup and usage.  Homemade elderberry syrup is easy to make. #elderberry #naturalremedy #cough #cold

Where to Buy Dried Elderberries


I get my elderberries where I get most of my other purchases.  Amazon!  I like these wild harvested dried elderberries.  It's sold in a one pound bag, which should be enough for two batches of this elderberry syrup recipe with honey.




Where to Buy Elderberry Syrup


Not ready to make the commitment to buying a whole pound of berries to make your own?  I get it!

Nature's Way Elderberry Syrup is ready to use.  That's the brand I bought to try it at first.  I also picked up Nature's Way Umcka Cold and Flu with elderberry.  It has herbal support for coughs and congestion, which is what I have problems with.


Elderberry Syrup Recipe With Honey


1 hour
24 ounces

Ingredients




Directions


Step #1


Place the water, dried elderberries, cloves, and grated fresh ginger in a sauce pan.  Squeeze the juice out of the lemon into the pan and then put the lemon in the pan.  

Step #2


Bring it to a boil.  As soon as it starts to boil, reduce the heat and let simmer for 45 minutes until it reduces in size by about half.

Step #3


Remove the pot from heat.  Use a potato masher or the back of a spoon to mash the dried elderberries and get all of the juice out of them.  

Step #4


Use tongs to remove the cinnamon stick and the lemon.  Strain the elderberry syrup through a fine mesh sieve and into a glass bowl.  Use the back of a spoon to smash the berries into the strainer to get all of the liquid out.  Discard the berries.

Step #5


 Put the liquid back in the sauce pain and stir in the honey.  It should be warm enough for the honey to dissolve into the homemade elderberry syrup.

Step #6


Pour into a mason jar or into several jars.  Store in the fridge or freeze until ready to use.

How to make elderberry syrup recipe. Also includes the benefits, dosage, uses, shelf life, and what to do with it. Take it daily or when sick for cough, for colds, or for the flu. This is an easy and simple recipe iwth honey that you can DIY at home. Directions for how to take elderberry syrup and usage.  Homemade elderberry syrup is easy to make. #elderberry #naturalremedy #cough #cold


Take 2 teaspoons daily to support your immune system.  Children can take 1/2 to 1 teaspoon.

If you are sick with the flu or a cold, take 2 teaspoons four times daily for adults or 1/2 to 1 teaspoon up to 4 times daily for children.

Mix with sparkling water or pour over pancakes or waffles for a new way to use your homemade elderberry syrup.
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Elderberry Syrup Recipe

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How to make elderberry syrup with honey.

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How to cook Elderberry Syrup Recipe

  1. Place the water, dried elderberries, cloves, and grated fresh ginger in a sauce pan. Squeeze the juice out of the lemon into the pan and then put the lemon in the pan.
  2. Bring it to a boil. As soon as it starts to boil, reduce the heat and let simmer for 45 minutes until it reduces in size by about half.
  3. Remove the pot from heat. Use a potato masher or the back of a spoon to mash the dried elderberries and get all of the juice out of them.
  4. Use tongs to remove the cinnamon stick and the lemon. Strain the elderberry syrup through a fine mesh sieve and into a glass bowl. Use the back of a spoon to smash the berries into the strainer to get all of the liquid out. Discard the berries.
  5. Put the liquid back in the sauce pain and stir in the honey. It should be warm enough for the honey to dissolve into the homemade elderberry syrup.
  6. Pour into a mason jar or into several jars. Store in the fridge or freeze until ready to use.

NOTES:

Take 2 teaspoons daily to support your immune system. Children can take 1/2 to 1 teaspoon. If you are sick with the flu or a cold, take 2 teaspoons four times daily for adults or 1/2 to 1 teaspoon up to 4 times daily for children.

Calories

10.97

Fat (grams)

0.01

Sat. Fat (grams)

0.00

Carbs (grams)

2.97

Fiber (grams)

0.03

Net carbs

2.94

Sugar (grams)

2.91

Protein (grams)

0.02

Sodium (milligrams)

0.51

Cholesterol (grams)

0.00
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How to make elderberry syrup recipe. Also includes the benefits, dosage, uses, shelf life, and what to do with it. Take it daily or when sick for cough, for colds, or for the flu. This is an easy and simple recipe iwth honey that you can DIY at home. Directions for how to take elderberry syrup and usage.  Homemade elderberry syrup is easy to make. #elderberry #naturalremedy #cough #cold






Cari Dunn
Cari Dunn

Cari lives on a small farm in Ohio with her husband, three kids, two dogs, two cats, five goats, several chickens, and homing pigeons. She loves Gilmore Girls, coffee, and her kids. Not in that order.