Ginger Cinnamon Elderberry Syrup ~ Immune System Support

Good Witches Homestead

The elder tree is known to many herbalists as a sacred tree. While we’re sure it has its own stories to tell, there’s already an abundance of recorded folklore. In Scandinavian and Danish myths, this tree was thought to be guarded by a forest spirit named Hyldemoer, also known as Elder Mother. Before anything was taken from the tree, it was believed that one must say a certain charm for her permission. While we wish we knew these ancient words, we’re sure a “thank you,” a song of appreciation or a token of gratitude would suffice when carefully collecting its medicinal flowers or berries.

Elder tree flowers and berries are often used in teas, tinctures, jams, jellies and syrups. Traditionally the berries are used to support immune system health.* A syrup can easily be made from fresh elderberries (Sambucus nigra) and elderflowers, or you can simply use dried…

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By GrannyMoon Posted in Pagan

One comment on “Ginger Cinnamon Elderberry Syrup ~ Immune System Support

  1. Hello.

    This is great stuff to know.

    I’ve a couple very important questions.

    1. Are there any medication interaction worries when using Elderberries? 2. Where can one buy them if one cannot harvest one’s own?

    I’ve reblogged at

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