Despite being tiny in size, elderberries pack a big punch and contain lots of antiviral properties. This homemade elderberry syrup is a tasty and healthy way to boost your immune system all year round.
Elderberries are rich in:
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin A
Fresh ginger root and Manuka honey are also included in the recipe and are extremely powerful when it comes to kicking colds and flu to the curb.
Homemade Elderberry Syrup
- ⅔ cup dried black elderberries, organic
- 3 ½ cups of filtered water
- 2 tablespoons fresh organic ginger root
- 1 teaspoon organic cinnamon
- ½ teaspoon whole cloves
- 1 cup Manuka honey
Pour everything, except the honey, into a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce to a simmer for an hour.
Remove from the heat and bash the berries using a spoon and then sieve the syrup through a strainer or cheesecloth.
Let the syrup cool. Once cold, add your Manuka honey and stir to combine. Store in the fridge until ready to serve.
Take 1 tablespoon daily.