Elderberry Syrup

There is a cold going around our area and it has come home to our house.  I’m not feeling it yet but the other half of the grove is under the weather.  Stuffy, sneezing, and all around miserable feeling.  The modern routine of over the counter (OTC) medicines are being used but I thought I’d try adding a little extra into the mix.

Online and in the local pharmacy they are really pushing this new OTC named Sambucol Cold and Flu.  I’ve also heard from a few friends that they’ve been making their own version of the remedy at home.

Receipts for making Syrups

Receipts for Making Syrups – found in the Standard Hand-book of Household Economy for the People – 1865

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