This potent tea combines the power of both elderflower and elderberry. It’s great for reducing discomfort and shortening the length of the flu. It’s also wonderful for boosting your immune system or helping with seasonal allergies.
- 2 tbsp elderberries
- 1 tbsp elderflowers
- 1 cup water
- Honey or other sweetner
Add two tablespoons of elderberries per 1 cup of water into a pot. Simmer for at least 20 minutes. Remove from heat then add one tablespoon of elderflowers per cup and let sit for at least another 20 minutes up to overnight. Strain the liquid with a cheesecloth or a coffee filter. Add honey or another sweetener to taste.