Note: This will be my only version of Elderberry syrup this year. I believe it is better tasting and more medicinal. I recently cleaned up a flu thanks to Merry Berry Syrup. :)
A rich and festive stock full of healing nutritional goodness kind of syrup. Red, rich, tasty, with a super berry power punch. It is supportive to all systems. I take a tablespoon or 2 of this syrup every morning...yum!
Delicious ingredients are Elder, Hawthorn, and Schisandra berry, Pine Needle, Rose Hips, Orange Peel, Cinnamon Chips, Ginger root, clove, Hawthorn tincture (hawthorn berries infused brandy) local raw honey, and all organic, all love.
Elderberry has gotten popular (for good reason) in preventing and treating colds and flus. Elderberries have a long history of medicinal use in Europe and many a lore to be told. Elderberries contain Vitamins A, B, and C, as well as tannins, amino acids, and flavonoids (including some that are powerful antioxidants). Elderberries are used to boost our body’s immunity and to promote regulation of our immune system for better defense against threats. It has been used to speed recovery from cold and flu viruses.
Hawthorn has been praised over the centuries for it's heart elevating properties. Believed to uplift and strengthen both the physical and emotional heart, hawthorn, as it supports healthy cardiovascular function, was also revered for ceremonial and spiritual purposes. Hawthorn is considered to be a particularly symbolic tree with many folktales and magical myths surrounding it, hawthorn was "sacred tree medicine" to the ancient Druids, and was said to house fairies, specifically when growing with oak and ash.
Schisandra berry is considered one of the 50 fundamental herbs in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and is used for its calming and wellness-supporting qualities. In TCM, the berries are referred to as five-flavor-fruit and are said to contain all five basic flavor profiles including salty, sweet, sour, pungent, and bitter. Chinese folklore says that Schisandra can "calm the heart and quiet the spirit"
White Pine Needle is known as an expectorant and can clear damp heat in the lungs or damp cold.Antibacterial, Anti-fungal, Anti-inflammatory, Astringent, Antioxidant, Demulcent, and Expectorantthe needles are loaded with Vitamin C and were traditionally used to help sailors combat scurvy. Pine can be especially comforting throughout the cold of winter and early spring, especially with the erratic warming and cooling periods within these seasons.
Energetically, White Pine can perhaps be best called upon when one feels there is turmoil within oneself or others. Pine allows for healing of past experiences and opens the gates to allow us to come to a place of acceptance and clarity. Pine allows us to "let it go" and move on; finding a clear path forward. Evergreens often symbolize immortality and eternal life because they retain their needles throughout the winter. For the Iroquois, white pine is a symbol of the Great Peace, and is often referred to as "The Peace Tree." One that united their separate nations into an enduring League.
Rose hips have been used as herbal aid for more than 2,000 years. Rose hips are famously high in Vitamin C though with drying the Vitamin C wanes yet is still full of it.Rose hips support decreasing systemic and chronic inflammation. This is especially beneficial for your heart health and for decreasing arthritic pain. With their bioflavonoids and other antioxidants, roses can be wonderful for modulating inflammation. Click HERE for Rose Hip Benefit article by Rosalee de la Forét for more.
*These statements has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. For educational purposes only.
8 oz. holiday limited edition bottle
Made November 2023-Best used up in 1 year. Keep in fridge.
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