Elderberries | Syrup Kit
100 g European (Sambucus nigra)
Bag includes enough berries & instructions to make approx. 24 oz syrup.
• You will need honey, brown rice syrup or glycerin •
Potent anti-viral, strongly indicated for flu viruses.
Elderberry inhibits viral replication.
100g (approx 1 cup) dried elderberry (this entire pre-weighed bag)
1 quart cold distilled water
1 ½ cup local honey, glycerin or brown rice syrup
Combine elderberries and water in a large sauce pot. Allow the berries to soak for one hour. Place over medium heat and gradually bring to a boil. Once a rolling boil has been reached, stir frequently and continue to boil gently until liquid has been reduced by half, approximately 15-20 minutes. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
Strain the concentrated extract through cheese cloth or clean cotton dish towel, placed in a colander over a pot. Measure the liquid. It will be roughly 2 cups.
Combine your extract with your sweetener of choice and bring back to a gentle boil for 10 minutes. Allow to cool slightly and pour into sterilized glass bottle(s).
Label with date it was made and ingredients.
Suggested Dosing Guide
Dose: 2 Tbsp per 150 pounds
Frequency: As a preventative - daily | As a treatment - every 2 - 4 hours
Limits: No more than 8 servings per day.
Duration: continue to use for 2-3 days after symptoms resolve.
Age: 6 month+ (1 year+ if honey is used)