by Herb Pharmelderberry
by Herb Pharmturmeric honey
2 parts Echinacea root tincture
2 parts Echinacea leaf and flower tincture
1 part ginger root tincture
1/2 part usnea tincture
1/2 part licorice root tincture
1 part Oregon grape root tincture
You can tincture this all together or separately. Excellent for hard to shake infections of all kinds and tasty!
Shared by the late and beloved Cascade Anderson Geller
Elderberry Wellness Syrup
1 cup elderberries (fresh or dried)
1/2 cup Echinacea root
2 Tbsp. Ginger root dried or 2-3 inch slice fresh
4 cups water
2 cups raw local honey
Place herbs in water and decoct for 30 minutes-1 hour, until reduced by half. Strain and add to the 2 cups elder tea, 2 cups of honey. Mix together well and add a splash of brandy if desired. Store in the fridge.
Fire Cider Zest
1 good sized ginseng root
1/4 cup fresh grated ginger root
Cayenne to taste
apple cider vinegar
1/8 cup fresh garlic, minced
1/4 cup fresh grated horseradish root
*also consider: mushrooms, fresh turmeric root, hibiscus, orange slices, peppercorns, Echinacea, etc.
Place all herbs in a glass jar and pour in enough vinegar to completely cover. Let sit for 4 weeks. Strain and sweeten with honey to taste. Take a teaspoon daily or add to soups, salads, etc.
Flu Buster Tea
An old gypsy formula
1 part peppermint leaf
1 part elderflowers
1 part yarrow
Blend together and add 1 tsp. per cup of hot water. Infuse and enjoy!