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DIY Elderberry Thyme Syrup For Cold and Cough | HelloGlow.co
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DIY Make Your Own Elderberry Syrup

This homemade elderberry syrup with thyme is great for colds and flu and is much cheaper than buying it!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Wellness
Keyword: immunity, remedy
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 54kcal
Author: Lindsey Rose Johnson
Cost: $10


  • Medium saucepan


  • 1 quart filtered water
  • 1 cup dried elderberries
  • 2 tablespoons dried thyme leaves
  • 2 tablespoons fresh grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1-1/2 cups organic raw honey


  • Place water in a saucepan and add dried elderberries. Bring to a simmer and add thyme, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves. (Do not add honey yet.)
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  • Cook until reduced by about half. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve or cheesecloth and let cool completely.
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  • Stir in raw honey and place in a jar in the fridge. Will keep for several months.
    DIY Elderberry Thyme Syrup For Cold and Cough | HelloGlow.co


Serving: 1tablespoon | Calories: 54kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 28mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 13g | Calcium: 9mg