A sweetly spiced berry syrup.
Elderberry syrup. It is inedible to humans when raw but can be made into wine. Shelf stable products are also very expensive and the actual amount of elderberries per serving. It is most commonly used for colds coughs influenza and seasonal allergies. This elderberry syrup recipe tastes like what youd expect.
Common names include elder elderberry black elder european elder european elderberry and european black elderberry. Many elderberry supplements found on store shelves are loaded with added refined sugar along with artificial preservatives and corn syrup. Elderberry twigs and fruit are employed in creating dyes for basketry. The fruit of the sambucus nigra plant elderberries are high in vitamins a and c and anthocyanins antioxidants that give the.
Callicarpa is eaten by birds and mammals. The fruit of s. These stems are dyed a very deep black by soaking them in a wash made from the berry stems of the elderberry. Elderberry syrup has been traditionally used as a wellness booster for centuries.
Sambucus nigra is a species complex of flowering plants in the family adoxaceae native to most of europe and north america. My son likes the flavor too. Im tempted to try it over homemade ice cream or in an italian soda.