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ELDERBERRY SYRUP with extra cloves


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Ingredients

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100 grams Dried Elderberries. 700 grams filtered water. 4 slices fresh ginger, 5mm thick. 2 sticks cinnamon. 2-4 tsp cloves. 300 grams Manuka or raw honey

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    Preparation 1h 0min
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Recipe's preparation

    *Cloves are a natural antiseptic and analgesic, which help eliminate and prevent the spread of germs and provide relief for sore throats. Cloves also act as an expectorant, making it easier to cough up phlegm.
  1. 100 GRAMS DRIED ELDERBERRIES.
    700 GRAMS FILTERED WATER
    4 SLICES FRESH GINGER, 5MM THICK
    2 STICKS CINNAMON
    2-4 tsp CLOVES
    300 GRAMS MANUKA OR RAW HONEY

    1. Add elderberries, ginger, cinnamon sticks and cloves



    2. Blitz on speed 9 for 10 seconds.


    3. add water


    4. 7 min 100°c speed 4



    5. 30 min 60°c speed 4 (to simmer and reduce.



    6. Before the liquid cools, strain it through a fine mesh strainer. (or muslin cloth) into your storage jar/bottle


    7. Allow the liquid to cool to around 30°c is best (to preserve the enzymes in the raw honey), add the honey to the mix and gently shake to combine.


    8. Store in a jar in the fridge for a few weeks.

    For longer storage, freeze into ice cube trays to defrost for later use. Mix amount acording to taste into a glass of water for a delicious drink, or see tip below.



    **Children over 1 take 1/2 - 1 tsp daily **Adults 1/2 - 1 TBSP daily for prevention. If flu/cold does strike, increase the frequency to every 3-4 hours for the duration.





    If using fresh berries, use 250g fresh berries, and 450g water.
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Tip

Elderberry syryp is fantastic "food as medicine" for cold and flu prevention and treatment.

This homemade elderberry syrup also incorporates therapeutic doses of ginger, cinnamon, clove and raw honey for added fighting power and protection.
*Ginger has been used for centuries to relieve sore throats, alleviate congestion, soothe upset stomachs, and to promote sweating to eliminate toxins in the body.
*Cinnamon is an antioxidant-rich warming spice that helps fight infections and viruses and boosts the immune system.
*Cloves are a natural antiseptic and analgesic, which help eliminate and prevent the spread of germs and provide relief for sore throats. Cloves also act as an expectorant, making it easier to cough up phlegm.
*Raw honey has antimicrobial and antiviral properties that inhibit the growth of microbes and fight bacterial infections as well as inhibit viral activity. It’s also an effective cough suppressant, soothes sore throats and is a natural sleep aid, especially in children.


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