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DIY Elderberry Kit

DIY Elderberry Kit

This product includes 1oz of dried Elderberry Sambucus canadensis, cloves, a cinnamon stick, and dried ginger.


Directions: Boil 2 cups of water and add in your diy elderberry syrup kit, let simmer for 30-40 minutes then strain the berries and let cool. Take a tbsp 2-3 times per day. 


Elderberry: Sambucus canadensis syrup can help fight inflamation in the body, it can also help support the immune system. One study with 60 patients in 1999-2000 were administered 15ml of elderberry or a placebo, the elderberry patients saw their flu symptoms ease up to 4 days sooner than the placebo. Elderberry increases the level of cytokins in the body, which are a group of proeins that are secreted by cells of the immune system. Elderberry has even been shown to reduce the risk of chronic disease, it is high in Vitamin C, which is an antioxidant that can help regulate the blood. 


Active Constituents: Lectins, cyanogenic glycosides, polyphenols; neochlorgenic acid, chlorogenic acid, cryptochlorogenic acid, quercetin, quercetin-3-rutinoside (rutin), quercetin-3-glucoside (isoquercitrin), kaempferol-3-rutinoside, kaempferol-3-glucoside (astragaline), isorhamnetin-3-rutinoside, isorhamnetin-3-glucoside, phenolic compounds.


Therapeutic Actions: Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-stress, immune boosting, antibacterial, nervine, mild laxative, diuretic, antimicrobial, immunostimulant. 


Contraindications: Do not take elderberry if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not take elderberry if you suffer from an autoimmune disease. Never eat the plants leaves, stems, or green parts (poisonous).


Disclaimer: I am not a licensed medical professional, it is always best to talk to your primary care physician before starting any new products. 




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