Homemade Healthful Elderberry Syrup

1/2 cup dried elderberries

2 cups water

1 cinnamon stick

1/2 tsp chopped, fresh ginger root

2-4 whole cloves

A few whole peppercorns

1-2 tsp turmeric powder

Add all ingredients to a pot, bring to a boil, reduce to simmer, then cover and simmer until half way reduced.

Let cool slightly, then add 1/2 to 1 cup raw, local, honey.

Take 1 tblsp for your daily dose of vitamin C and antioxidants, or 1 tblsp every 3 hours to fight a cold or flu!

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