I don’t know about where you live, but this winter weather is just about to get the best of us! So when we started seeing the symptoms of a cold popping up, I went straight to my herb jars. One of the oldest and best known cold remedies is Elderberry Syrup. Here is our pictorial so you can learn how we make it at One Ash Farm-
Elderberries are said to be a useful and delicious way to alleviate some of the symptoms of a cold or flu by reducing mucous production.
They are packed with Vitamins A and C, and when mixed with a few simple ingredients
(that can be purchased at www.oneashfarmanddairysupplyco.com )
Elderberries turn into a beautiful syrup to be taken by the spoonful (1-3 tablespoons per day depending on age), or used on pancakes, waffles, yogurt or added to a cup of tea.
One Ash Farm Elderberry Syrup
-1 1/2 cups water
-1 small cinnamon stick, or ½ of a large one
-2 whole cloves
-½ tsp. minced fresh ginger
-½ cup raw honey
(Note- we are focused on Small Family Logistics here at One Ash so this recipe uses small quantities. It can be multiplied to make a larger batch.)