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Elderberry Syrup

Elderberry Syrup

Immune boosting and easy to make recipe.


  • 4 cups filtered water
  • cup dried elderberries can also use 1 ⅓ cup fresh or frozen elderberries
  • 2 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground cloves
  • ½ cup raw honey


  • Combine water, elderberries, ginger, cinnamon, cinnamon sticks, and ground cloves into a med saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat to simmer and cover. Let simmer 45 mins-1 hour until liquid is reduced by half.
  • Set mesh strainer over glass jar or bowl. Pour elderberry syrup and berries into mesh strainer.
  • Using a spoon or other flat utensil, gently mash berries to drain any remaining liquid.
  • Discard elderberries and let syrup cool until lukewarm.
  • Add honey and mix well.
  • Store in mason jar or glass bottle. Store in the fridge to take as needed for immune boosting benefits. (Recommended to take during week only or at onset of illness.)
Keyword elderberry syrup, immune boosting

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