The real elderberry cough syrup. Thanks to the clove has a syrup narcotic and inhibitory effect on cough and sore throat when used as a remedy (2 tbsp 3 times a day). Vanilla helps to detoxicate the body.
Preparation time 60 minutes
INGREDIENTS .. 4 liters of syrup
- 2 kg elderberry
- 800 g dark cane sugar
- 5-7 cloves
- 1 vanilla pod
Cut the berries of elderberry stems, wash and weigh 2 kg. Cook for about 15 minutes with 400 grams of sugar and drain. Boil the juice poured with the other half of the sugar and vanilla seeds, pod and cloves and cook for 10 more minutes. Add absolutely NO water.
Pour the syrup into clean bottles and close them immediately.
We use syrup as a base for tea – 1 cm of syrup at the bottom of a cup, pour boiling water, season with honey and drink as hot as you can. If you replace 500 g of elderberry with blackberries or raspberries, you get even more excellent and flavorful syrup too.
Elder juice and fruits, but also tea from the bark and flowers are the best home medicine for colds. It acts as an antioxidant, protecting cell membranes from free radicals and slows the aging process.
Essential oils with their aroma complex cause mild perspiration and release mucus. Even the upset stomach you can successfully treat in domestic medicine with elderberry tea.