Freshly dried and very fragrant...
Botanical Name: Sambucus Nigra
Notes: Elderberries are native to Europe and have a long history of use in herbal medicine.
Lets make a perfect cup of Elderberry tea: (1 serving)
Use around 1 Tablespoon of berries per cup; rinse thoroughly and to your tea pot, cover with 1 cup of boiling water.-- allow boiling water to cool a little (the recommended temperature is between 190°F and 205°F (87°-96°C)) allow to steep for 5 minutes and strain into your tea cup. Add rock sugar or honey to taste.
Elderberries blends well with other berries and many other herbs found in our shop.
Lets make the perfect Elderberry syrup:
Elderberry& Ginger Cough Syrup
- 3/4 cup dried elderberries
- 3 cup spring water
- 1 teaspoon dried cinnamon or 1 cinnamon stick
- 1 teaspoon dried cloves or 4 whole cloves or 1 drop clove essential oil
1 tablespoon fresh ginger or 1 teaspoon dried ginger
- 1 cup raw honey
- In a large pot, bring the elderberries, water, cinnamon, cloves, and ginger to a boil.
- Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer until the liquid has reduced by half, about 40-45 minutes.
- Allow the liquid to cool, and then drain the liquid using a fine mesh strainer or cheese cloth.
- Press all liquid out of the berries using the back of a wooden spoon.
- Add the raw honey and mix well.
- Store in an airtight glass container in the refrigerator for up to two months.
- Calories: 1113
- Sugar: 278g
- Sodium: 21mg
- Fat: 1g
- Carbohydrates: 299g
- Protein: 2g
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