Organic Elderberry Syrup Kit
Elderberry syrup is a long-loved natural health staple, but many commercial preparations contain additives such as preservatives and dyes. Start your own home herbal medicine cabinet by making your very own syrup! Just add water and raw honey(rice syrup may be used instead if you avoid honey). This kit contains 340 grams of herbs and will yield approximately 32 oz of prepared syrup. This syrup will have more of a juice consistency than thick commerical elderberry syrups. This kit is the dried herbs only; water and honey is not included. Elderberries: Medicinal benefits of Elderberry fruit extracts have been used to stimulate the immune system and protect against free radicals that attack healthy cells. In fact, certain studies have proven its effectiveness in fighting viruses such as cold and flu. It's antioxidant activity is useful in lowering cholesterol, improving vision, heart health and for coughs, colds and other viral and bacterial infections and tonsillitis. People who have taken Elderberry fruit at the first signs of illness have reported less severe symptoms and have felt much better, much faster than those who did not take elderberry. Aronia Berries: Aronia berries are rich in fiber, vitamin C, and powerful antioxidants that may have heart-healthy, immune-boosting, and cell-supporting properties. Ginger Root: Ginger stimulates the circulation, helps purify the blood, cleanses the bowels and kidneys and nourishes the skin. It has also been used to treat asthma, bronchitis and a few other respiratory problems. It is also useful to break fevers. Cinnamon Bark: Cinnamon Bark has a mild anti-inflammatory effect, and it contains anti-fungal properties. Traditional healers have used it for digestive ailments such as indigestion, gas and bloating, stomach upset, nausea, diarrhea. Elderflower: The blossoms of the elderberry tree have mild relaxing, nervine properties. It is also traditionally used for sinusitis, colds, and allergies. Clove: With antiseptic and antifungal properties, clove was utilized by traditional Ayurvedic healers to treat respiratory and digestive ailments. Astragalus Root: Astragalus is an adaptogenic herb that has been prescribed by Chinese healers for thousands of years. They believe the herb strengthens all body systems and is especially helpful for treating illnesses that cause fatigue. Several studies done in the 20th century have shown that astragalus boosted the infection-fighting ability of T-cells. Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent disease. Individual results may vary, and before using any supplements, it is always advisable to consult with your own health care provider.