We recently learned of the benefits of Elderberry and are glad to tell you of how we have put into practice what we have found out. I have been without a cold for a year now.
When the seasons change, does someone in your family get sick? Does the idea of scouring the cold and flu section at the drugstore have you screaming into the night with all the choices there are? Are you wondering if there is a better way at helping your family deal with cold or flu symptoms? […]
It’s flu season. Practically every time I turn around I’m getting word that somebody’s sick. This time of year, I go through a lot of Elderberry Syrup. It’s my Go-To remedy for avoiding the flu and getting over it faster, so I’m constantly making it and giving it away, and taking it, and feeding it […]
I love making medicine. Growing and putting food by (because food is medicine), cultivating medicinal herbs, making tinctures and salves, collecting and drying wild plants for teas… it makes my heart sing, and it saves a lot of money. Elderberries are amazing medicine with anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and anticancer superpowers. Besides lots of flavonoids and free […]
Colds and flu are no fun, especially on the homestead. Luckily there is a cheap, easy and POWERFUL prevention and treatment for cold and flu that you can make yourself. Try this elderberry syrup recipe and keep it on hand to ward off illness all year.
Elder trees (Sambucus niger) are one of my favorite medicinal plants to work with. They help to keep you healthy and they taste great too. Theleaves, flowers, and berries all contain medicinal properties. The bark and roots were commonly used in the past, but their use has become obsolete. The leaves are commonly used externally […]