Homemade Elderberry Syrup
LAUREN GLUCINA | December 17, 2020
"This was SO easy and delicious, and so far no sniffles!" – Instagram review
Elderberry syrup is rich in antioxidants, has potent anti-viral activity and modulates the immune response. It is a traditional remedy for the common cold, reducing symptoms (and duration) of fever, aches, pain, cough and congestion.
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Elderberries, water, honey, spices, citrus, ginger.
Simmer elderberries with spices, lemon zest and ginger slices.
STEP ONE • PART ONE
Reduce liquid by half, remove from heat and let stand 30 mins.
STEP ONE • PART TWO
Cool, strain through muslin, collecting the liquid in a jug.
Add raw honey.
Stand jug in a pot filled with hot water to dissolve honey.
Decant into a sterilised glass bottle, done!