Very soothing and therapeutic for coughs and sore throats due to viruses such as the flu, this syrup has no pharmaceutical ingredients and doesn't cause drowsiness.
- 1 c fresh OR 1/2 c dried elderberries
- 3 c water
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 3 cloves
- 1/2 in piece of peeled fresh ginger root
- 1 c honey
This is so tasty and healthful, there is not reason why you couldn't enjoy this syrup even if you don't feel ill! Thicken the initial mixture with a dilution of cornstarch or arrowroot powder and use it mixed into plain yogurt.