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Elderberry Syrup

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Elderberry syrup. It is inedible to humans when raw but can be made into wine. The fruit of s. Hollowed elderberry twigs have traditionally been used as spiles to tap maple trees for syrup. Many elderberry supplements found on store shelves are loaded with added refined sugar along with artificial preservatives and corn syrup.

Im tempted to try it over homemade ice cream or in an italian soda. Sambucus nigra is a species complex of flowering plants in the family adoxaceae native to most of europe and north america. Elderberry twigs and fruit are employed in creating dyes for basketry. Shelf stable products are also very expensive and the actual amount of elderberries per serving.

It isnt too strong for his toddler tastes. A sweetly spiced berry syrup. The fruit of the sambucus nigra plant elderberries are high in vitamins a and c and anthocyanins antioxidants that give the. This elderberry syrup recipe tastes like what youd expect.

These stems are dyed a very deep black by soaking them in a wash made from the berry stems of the elderberry. It is most commonly used for colds coughs influenza and seasonal allergies. My son likes the flavor too.