Store-bought elderberry syrup can be expensive and contain unnecessary sweeteners and fillers. This Homemade Elderberry Syrup will help you stay away from them and still give your immune system the boost it needs by!
Doing it myself.
Over the past year I’ve become quite the fan of elderberry syrup. While it has long been known for its medicinal benefits, many of the syrups on the market are expensive and contain unnecessary additives. While I want to help my family be as healthy as possible, I’d rather not spend more than necessary. And I’d definitely rather keep all the extra fillers out of my home remedies!
If you’re not sure why you should trust your health to a tiny little berry, let me give you a few reasons:
- amino acids, carotenoids, flavonoids
- vitamins A & B and copious amounts of vitamin C (even more than oranges!)
- anti-viral, antibacterial, antioxidant and immune-boosting properties!
- bioflavonoids capable of destroying the ability of cold and flu viruses to infect a cell!
How do those reasons sound? Elderberries are amazing, friends!
Homemade elderberry syrup.
If you’ve been in a similar place, you and your family can still reap the benefits of this traditional remedy – while saving your wallet. Just make your own! It’s easy and healthier than the store-bought versions. Head on over to Delicious Obsessions where I show you how to make your own batch!
Here are some other easy ways to use the healing powers of elderberry to boost your health!
Kick that cough and cold to the curb with this DIY, Herbal Immune-Boosting Sore Throat Tea!
Never made a tincture before? This Easy Immune Support Tincture is a great place to start! And your immune system will thank you…
Not elderberry specific, but if you’re struggling to stay healthy, these Homemade Remedies for Colds & Flu will help you kick that infection to the curb. They’re all tried and true, and safe for celiac/paleo diets, as well.
If you’re not in the need for medicinal recipes, but you still want to enjoy the benefits of elderberries, this real food, refined sugar-free Homemade Cider & Elderberry Cranberry Sauce! It has quickly become a favorite holiday treat at my house! And it’s healthy…
With the probiotics of water kefir and the immune boosting vitamins of elderberries, this fizzy, delicious Elderberry Water Kefir is a great addition to your diet.