A classic rememdy for strengthening the immune system and treating a cold or flu. It's most effective when taken regularly during the Autumn and Winter months or right at the onset of symptoms. This formula includes elecampane and licorice (Gan Cao), which are natural expectorants that clear congestion and phlegm from the lungs. Studies show that elderberry elixir or syrup can reduce the duration of a cold or flu. This kit makes 2-4 cups of elderberry eilxir.
Organic Ingredients: Black Elderberries, Cinnamon, Elecampane, Licorice Root, Tangerine Peel, Cloves. Add honey or vegan liquid sweetener.
Instructions: Add herbs and 4 cups water to a sauce pan. Heat on low heat until reduced by 30-50%. Remove pan from heat, cool and strain. Add honey to taste. Stores in the refrigerator for a few weeks to a month.
Dose: 1/2 - 1 teaspoon for kids and 1/2 - 1 tablespoon for adults, once per day. When sick, take the standard dose every 2 - 4 hours until symptoms clear or for 3 - 4 days. Makes 2 - 3 cups.
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