Elderberry Tea A delicious way to ward of cold and flu
2 T Elderberry Syrup (see recipe)
1/2 Lemon, juiced
Large pinch of cayenne
Large pinch of ground ginger
1 1/2c water
Mix everything together and enjoy.
Elderberry Syrup (vegan version)
1 2/3 cups dried organic elderberries
4.5 cups filtered water
1 cup frozen or fresh organic blueberries
2 tsp ginger (fresh grated)
1 tsp cinnamon
5 cloves (or 1/2 tsp ground)
1/2 cup organic coconut sugar
Add Elderberries, water, blueberries, and spices to a pot on high heat. Bring to a boil.
Cover with lid, turn down heat, and simmer for 1-2 hours, or until liquid is reduced by about 1/3.
Turn off heat. Add coconut sugar, and stir well. Let cool completely.
Using a nut milk bag, strain cooled syrup into a container.
Compost the remains