Elderberry Syrup & Gummies Recipe + Echinacea Tea for Immune and Respiratory Health

How to Make Elderberry Syrup

  • 1/2 cup dried elderberries 

  • 3 cups filtered water
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2-4 whole cloves
  • 1 tablespoon or more of fresh ginger
  • 1-2 tbsp. Raw honey - optional 

    1. In a pot, bring the elderberries, water, cinnamon, cloves, and ginger to a gentle boil.
    2. Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer gently for 5 minutes.
    3. Cover and let sit until cool, every so often press berries against the pot using the back of a wooden spoon.
    4. Drain the liquid using a fine mesh strainer or cheese cloth.
    5. Add the raw honey and mix well.
    6. Store in an airtight glass container in the refrigerator for up to two months.

    Elderberry & Echinacea Tea


    In your favorite mug add the following:

    • 1-2 Tbsp. Fresh Elderberry Syrup
    • 1 Echinacea Tea bag 

    • 1 Fresh lemon wedge
    • 1 Tsp. - 1 Tbsp. Raw honey

    How to Make Vegan Elderberry Gummies
    • Simply get some fun gummy molds and agar agar (use the directions on the back of the package) Note: Generally, its 1 cup of liquid to 1tsp of agar agar.

      • Bring your elderberry syrup to a gentle boil and add the agar agar until completely dissolved. Let cool slightly and use a dropper to fill molds. Place molds in the refrigerator until gummies have hardened. Place gummies in a jar or container and consume within two weeks. 

      Health & Beauty Benefits of Elderberries 

      • Boosts the immune system!
      • Fights and protects against viral infections such as respiratory!
      • Fights and protects against bacterial infections
      • Helps clear sinus infections
      • Has a natural diuretic effect and promotes bowel movements
      • Contains anti-inflammatory properties
      • Contains anti-carcinogenic properties
      • Can ease symptoms of allergies
      • High in antioxidants
      • High in vitamin A, which makes it great for healthy skin and also includes potassium, vitamin C, folate, calcium and iron.
      • A good source of phenolic acids aka powerful antioxidants that can help reduce damage from oxidative stress in the body.
      • A good source of flavonols aka antioxidant flavonols are quercetin, kaempferol and isorhamnetin.

      *Always choose organic ingredients when possible*



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