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 […]
We love taking elderberry syrup for colds and flu because it really can shorten the duration of colds and flu by as much as three days. We were just hit by a nasty cold that knocked us all out for two days in bed with a lingering cough and stuffy nose. Needless to say, we […]
Wanting to save money on natural cold and flu fighting remedies this season? Learn how to make your own elderberry extract. It’s incredibly easy. LittleOwlCrunchyMomma shares her recipes that uses raw honey, so you can skip out on the sugar-sweetened kind you can buy at the store. Plus, making your own is a whole lot […]
Elderberry syrup is easy to make and an amazing natural remedy during cold and flu season. You can make your own elderberry syrup for a fraction of the price for store bought elderberry syrup
Taken from the Online Intermediate Herbal Course, this recipe is the perfect remedy for the cold and flu season! Find the full recipe and its healing properties by visiting the link.
The cold and flu season is nearly upon us, and I want to be ready. Yes, I feed my family a whole foods diet, rich in nutrients and vitamins and minerals. But, despite my best efforts, sometimes a bug comes to stay in our house. Of course, my kids learned how to share, so they […]