Vegan Elderberry Syrup

Elderberry Syrup is great for cold and flu prevention. It also helps to relieve flu symptoms and to reduce the length of time the flu or cold lasts when taken within 48 hours of the first symptoms.
The Syrup should stay good for 7-8 weeks when refrigerated.

Dosing instructions for daily prevention:

  • 1 tsp. for Children
  • 2 tsp. for Adults

Increase the same dose to every 2-3 hours at the onset of symptoms.

Recipe Vegan Elderberry Syrup

Don't forget to wear an apron as the inky juices will stain clothes! If you are one of the lucky ones who is in possession of an Instant Pot, please follow the steps below. If you don't have an Instant Pot, no worries! Please click here or scroll down to the traditional recipe.

Vegan Elderberry Syrup Instant Pot Recipe

 

You will need:

1 1/2 Cup of Dried Elderberries
1/2 Cup of Fresh Blueberries
1 Cup of Agave Sweetener
1 tbsp. Cloves
1 tbsp. Ginger (chopped)
1 tsp. Lemon zest
1 tsp. Orange zest
3 1/2 Cups of Water
1 Cinnamon Stick

 

Directions:

1. Combine all the ingredients in the Instant Pot, except the Agave Sweetener. Lock the lid and seal the pressure valve. Cook the ingredients for 7 minutes on high pressure. When the 7 minutes are up, use the quick release method.

2. Remove the lid and set the Instant Pot to "sauté".

3. Let the Syrup simmer for 15 minutes or until the liquid is reduced by half.

4. Mash the Elderberries in the Instant Pot. Place a wire mesh strainer over a large bowl and strain the Elderberries from the Syrup. The Elderberries can be discarded.

5. Mix in the Agave Sweetener when the Syrup has cooled down to about room temperature. Pour the Syrup into an airtight container, such as an Mason Jar and store it in the refrigerator.

 

Vegan Elderberry Syrup Recipe

 

You will need:

1 1/2 Cup of Dried Elderberries
1/2 Cup of Fresh Blueberries
1 Cup of Agave Sweetener
1 tbsp. Cloves
1 tbsp. Ginger (chopped)
1 tsp. Lemon zest
1 tsp. Orange zest
3 1/2 Cups of Water
1 Cinnamon Stick

 

Directions:

1. Bring all ingredients (except the Agave Sweetener) to a boil in a medium sized saucepan.

2. Reduce the heat and let it simmer for 45 minutes.

3. Mash the Elderberries, then place a wire mesh strainer over a large bowl and strain the Elderberries from the Syrup. The Elderberries can be discarded.

4. Mix in the Agave Sweetener when the Syrup has cooled down to about room temperature. Pour the Syrup into an airtight container, such as an Mason Jar and store it in the refrigerator.

 

More Elderberry Recipes

Elderberries have lots of culinary uses such as Elderberry Syrup, Pies, Jams, Juices and Liqueurs. The Elderberry must be cooked to come into its own. Afterward, you will have one tasty ingredient. Are you ready for some Elderberry and Elderflowers? Try our delicious and simple recipes! Don't forget to wear an apron as the inky juices will stain clothes.

 

Where to buy:

Elderberries can be purchased at Farmers Markets, in your local health food store or online.

 

Warning - Do not take Elderberries if you are allergic.

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the safety of using Elderberry during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Autoimmune diseases, such as lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus, SLE), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), multiple sclerosis (MS), or other conditions: Elderberry might cause the immune system to become more active, which could increase the symptoms of autoimmune diseases. If you have one of these conditions, it's best to avoid using Elderberry.

This recipe and this website is not meant to be any type of a medical advice.
Black-Elderberry.com will not be held responsible for user's results, choices or actions.

Always check with your Doctor before taking supplements like Elderberry


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