Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Elderberry Syrup Recipe

This syrup is great for immune-boosting, coughs, and colds, flu, and pancakes! You can drizzle this in oatmeal, in a cup of hot water, tea or anywhere you want to have a little elderberry syrup zing. Elderberry syrup has a fabulous taste and makes a yummy addition to the day.

elderberry syrup recipe

6 cups fresh elderberries

1⁄3 cup honey or vegetable glycerin

1 teaspoon dried marshmallow root

1 teaspoon boneset leaves, echinacea flowers or root,  or licorice root

1⁄4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

2 cups vodka or brandy

1 tablespoon lime or lemon juice.

Mash the elderberries in a large strainer over a bowl, capturing the juice in the bowl. Transfer the juice to a medium saucepan and add the honey, marshmallow, boneset, and cinnamon. Cover and simmer over medium heat for 35 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the vodka and lime juice. Strain and discard the herbs. Cool thoroughly. Stored in a sealed glass bottle in the refrigerator, Elderberry Cough Syrup will keep for 1 year.

Dosage: For babies’ birth to fourteen months of age: Seek medical advice.

For babies six to fourteen months of age: 1 to 2 teaspoons per day.

Children fifteen months to three years of age: 2 to 4 teaspoons per day.

For children four years of age and older: 2 to 4 tablespoons per day.


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