Here at Free Spirit Delicacies, it is important to grow the ingredients we use in our products. Over 50 of the ingredients come from our Medicinal Gardens. From Elderberries to Tulsi Holy Basil, we believe in foraging and wild harvesting as many ingredients as possible. The Honey in our Elderberry Syrup comes from a pals Bee Hive, Kentucky Wildflower Raw Honey - located near The Table. Scope their website to see the magic they are bringing to Louisville's West End cOMmunity.
Elderberries, Aroniaberries, Local Raw Honey, Cloves, Ginger, Ceylon Cinnamon, Cardamom Seeds, Rosehips, Anise Star
BENEFITS OF ELDERBERRY SYRUP
Fights the Flu
While elderberry may not prevent the flu, it may be an effective treatment option if you got hit with the virus. Research shows the use of elderberry could shorten the duration of flu by about three to four days, along with lessening symptom severity if taken within the first 24 hours of having the flu.
Reduces Cold Duration
Along with being a supportive agent against the flu, elderberry is well-known in its fight against the cold, particularly related to its vitamin A and C content.
Promotes Mental Health
Extracts from an elder plant have shown to act as a natural antidepressant source. Though more research is still warranted in elderberry’s role in mental health, there is no denying pouring elderberry syrup atop a short stack is sure to crack a smile…
Acts as a Natural Diuretic
Diuretics increase the amount of water and salt expelled from the body in the form of urine and are mostly used to treat high blood pressure. There has been some indication elderberry offers diuretic properties, along with acting as a laxative in the treatment against constipation.
Supports Skin Health
Elderberries have shown to support skin health thanks to its anthocyanin content, or the compound that gifts berries’ vibrant color. Anthocyanins have shown to combat the internal consequences of natural aging, therefore improving the external appearance of skin tone and glow. Elderberry is also a rich source of vitamins A and C, each showing to moisture the skin and maintain its integrity.
Elderberry displays numerous anti-inflammatory activities, particularly related to its anthocyanin and vitamins A and C contents. Inflammation has shown to be the root of many chronic diseases, which may label elderberry as a contender against the fight against cancer, diabetes, and heart disease.
* This syrup should not be given to children under Year 1 *
1 TBS daily. 3 x daily if ya feel an allergen a brewin'
3 month shelf life. Keep refrigerated. This is tried and true by me.