Elderberry ginger syrup is a wonderful remedy for cold and flu. It has anti-inflammatory and anti-viral properties and is said to prevent certain types of cancer. Children and elders are most susceptible to flu and elderberry ginger syrup is known to be very effective in strengtheantioxidant-fruits.comng the immune system, which can help prevent flu.
Sambucol black elderberry syrup has been found to shorten the duration of the flu. Most patients, who take the syrup, find their flu symptoms reduced within two days.
Elderberry is even used to treat wounds and infection. Elderberry ginger syrup is most effective in treating and reducing cold and flu symptoms, which include nasal congestion, sore throat and fever and muscle pain.
You can make your own elderberry ginger syrup and at the first sign of cold and flu, consume it to prevent further sore throat and fever.
Elderberry syrup recipe are available online and you can choose one, which is easy to make. So let us get started with some easy recipes.
First and foremost get some elderberry (you can buy 2 pounds) and remove the stem and clean it. You would need around four cups of water and sugar (depends on individual preference) and one lime.
After cleaning the elderberry, you would need to boil them, till they are tender and soft, which normally takes 10-15 minutes. You will have to pass them through a food mill and discard the skin.
Put the juice back in the pot and add sugar to it. Bring it to a boil, cool and add lemon to it. You can store this in a bottle and use it during cold and flu.