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Boost Your Immunity With Elderberry Syrup

Elderberry syrup is rich in potassium, antioxidants, calcium, beta carotene, vitamin C and phosphorus and it’s the best remedy for colds, flu, sore throats and excessive mucus. You can buy elderberry syrup in your local pharmacies but why not save some money and make your own, homemade syrup that will keep you and your family healthy?


It will take you only 45 minutes to prepare this kid-friendly and immune boosting remedy.


  • ¾ cup dried elderberries
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tbsp. ground ginger
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 1 cup raw honey


In a large pot, add the cinnamon stick, berries, water, ginger and cloves and bring them to boil.


Once they start boiling, reduce the temperature and let everything simmer for 30 minutes. Remove the pot and mash everything with a potato masher.


Put cheesecloth over a jar and strain the berries to get pure liquid. Once the mixture is strained, add the honey and stir.Boost-Your-Immunity-With-Elderberry-Syrup-4

Keep your homemade syrup in the fridge and take 1 tbsp. a day. If you have a cold, you can take 1 tbsp. syrup every 4 hours.Boost-Your-Immunity-With-Elderberry-Syrup-5

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