Ewe So Dirty
A simple elderberry syrup recipe made with dried elderberries, honey
And herbs for an immune boosting and delicious syrup.
2/3 cup dried Black Elderberry (65gm)
5½ cups water (Not Provided)
2 TBSP fresh or dried Ginger Root (10gm)
1 TBSP Cinnamon Chips (6gm)
1 TSP Clove (3gm)
1 cup raw honey (Not Provided)
Pour water into medium saucepan and add elderberries, ginger,
Cinnamon, and cloves. Bring to a boil and then cover and reduce to a simmer
For about 45 minutes to an hour until
The liquid has reduced by almost half.
Remove from heat and let cool until it is cool enough to be handled.
Mash the berries carefully using a spoon or other flat utensil.
Pour through a strainer into a glass jar or bowl.
Discard the elderberries and let the liquid cool to lukewarm.
When it is no longer hot, add the honey and stir well.
When the honey is well mixed into the elderberry mixture, pour the syrup
Into a quart sized Mason jar or 16 ounce glass bottle of some kind.
Ta-da! You just made homemade elderberry syrup! Store in the fridge
And take daily for its immune boosting
Properties. Some sources recommend taking only during the week
And not on the weekends to boost immunity.
Instant Pot option: Put all ingredients except honey in pot, seal lid, and set manually
For 9 minutes on high pressure. Vent pressure and strain. When cooled to room Temperature, stir in the honey.
Standard dose is ½ tsp - 1 tsp for kids and ½ - 1 tablespoon for adults. If the flu Does strike, take the normal Dose every 2-3 hours instead of once a day until symptoms disappear.