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Elderberry Elixir Syrup

It's that time of year again when the cold weather starts, and so do seasonal allergies — boo! It's funny how the holiday season goes hand in hand with colds, and nothing puts a damper on the holiday season like a stuffy nose or a cough that you can't quite get rid of. If you need something that can help kick the sniffles and taste good too, we, at Piper and Leaf, turn to our trusted Elderberry Elixir when we get a hint of the first sign of sickness. 

Elderberries and Wellness 

While enjoying a cup of Elderberry Elixir is great for appreciating the soothing berry of chai, this tea has many more benefits than just being a therapeutic drink for evening reflections. Elderberries are packed with health benefits, making it the perfect drink to boost your immunity during sniffle season! 

Elderberries are rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, which make them great for soothing sore throats and those pesky coughs. Not only are elderberries good for easing a cold, but these berries are packed with vitamin C and fiber, making it great for your skin and gut, as well! 

Our caffeine- free blend of elderberry, cinnamon, and ginger creates a balanced, spiced berry mix with soothing hibiscus and echinacea, making Elderberry Elixir the perfect combination of tart elderberry and chai spice that we have come to know and love! While we love seeing and serving each smiling face that comes through our doors here at Piper and Leaf, venturing out and about when you’re under the weather can be a daunting task. Luckily, you can learn to brew Elderberry Elixir in the comfort of your own home! Tea, concentrates, and syrups– oh my! 

How to Brew Elderberry Elixir:

Concentrate 

Syrup 

 Ingredients: 

  • 35 grams (1 loose leaf muslin bag) Elderberry Elixer 
  •  28 ounces filtered water, freshly boiled 

Materials: 

  • Brewing device (Press or Tea dripper) 
  • Quart Jar 
  • Solid gold lid 
  • Spoon 
  1. Pour 1 full muslin bag of loose leaf (35 grams) into your brewing device of choice 
  2. Pour 28 ounces of freshly boiled, 212-degree, water into your brewing device 
  3. Start a timer for 15 minutes and stir thoroughly. Stir every 45-60 seconds as it steeps for the best flavor extraction. 
  4. When the timer ends, strain, then pour the concentrated tea into an empty quart jar.  
  5. Let it cool a bit before sealing the jar with a solid gold lid. Now it's ready to store in the fridge or to start making teas! 

 

 

Ingredients: 

  • 35 grams (1 loose leaf muslin bag) Elderberry Elixer 
  • 28 ounces filtered water, freshly boiled 
  • ¼ cup raw honey 

Materials: 

  • Brewing device (Press or Tea Dripper) 
  • Quart Jar 
  • Solid gold lid 
  • Spoon 
  1. Pour 1 full muslin bag of loose leaf (35 grams) into your brewing device of choice 
  2. Pour 28 ounces of freshly boiled, 212-degree, water into your brewing device 
  3. Start a timer for 30 minutes and stir thoroughly. Stir every 45-60 seconds as it steeps for the best flavor extraction. 
  4. When the timer ends, strain, then pour the concentrated tea into an empty quart jar.  
  5. Mix freshly brewed concentrate with 1/4 cup of raw honey. 
  6. Let it cool a bit before sealing the jar with a solid gold lid. Enjoy 1oz of Elderberry Syrup straight or in a cup of hot water!  

 

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Elderberry Elixir is the tea of all trades that allows you to choose how best to give your immune system an extra boost! While there is nothing quite like enjoying a cup of freshly brewed Elderberry Elixir, you are not limited to just that, whether you prefer antioxidant-packed syrup for your morning pancakes, your children's new favorite gummy, or even a tart homemade jelly, this unique elderberry blend can do it all! Elderberry Elixir and all of its many recipes can make for a fun family night filled with lots of tea and better yet, sharing it with the ones you love most. 

 

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Let's see how creative you can be! Tag us @piperandleaf and share all your wildest elderberry creations!  

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