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!
Servings: 2 cups
- 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.)
Cook until reduced by about half. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve or cheesecloth and let cool completely.
Stir in raw honey and place in a jar in the fridge. Will keep for several months.
Serving: 1tablespoon | Calories: 54kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 28mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 13g | Calcium: 9mg