One of our favorite immune-boosters in our vitamin and supplement aisle is Elderberry Syrup! If you’re feeling a little extra creative these days or just looking for an easy DIY project, check out this recipe for homemade elderberry syrup from Rosemary Gladstar’s Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health. We conveniently sell dried organic elderberries in our bulk herbs and spices section! Check out the recipe below and come on into The Corner for your ingredients. 🙂
Rosemary Gladstar’s Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health Elderberry Syrup Recipe:
1 cup fresh or ½ cup dried elderberries*
3 cups water
1 cup honey
- Place the berries in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer over low heat for 30 to 45 minutes.
- Smash the berries. Strain the mixture through a fine-mesh strainer and add 1 cup honey, or adjust to taste.
- Bottle the syrup and store in the refrigerator, where it will keep for 2 to 3 months.
Caution: Use only blue elderberries; the red ones are potentially toxic if eaten in large quantities. Never eat elderberries that haven’t been cooked first.