Elder Berry Syrup Recipe. Hippie Version of Natural Tylenol!





2 cups of Elderberries

2-3 tablespoon of licorice root powder

2-star Anise

2 cups of raw orgainc honey

4 cups cold water (distilled, purified, or spring water works best)

2-3 tablespoon of white willow bark

2 cinnamon sticks


  1. Combine berries and herbs with cold water in pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat and allow herbs to simmer 30 to 40 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and let steep 1 hour.
  4. Strain berries and herbs using a funnel overlaid with doubled cheesecloth or undyed cotton muslin bag and squeeze out liquid (careful, liquid will likely still be hot!). Discard used herbs in compost.
  5. pour into small mason jars and keep refrigerated if you are not canning. Makes up to three cups.