It is the season for harvesting elderberries, and it is known that the syrup from its flowers is a real liquid treasure, so hurry up with the reading because they are short-lived.
Elderberry is used for colds, flu, swollen sinuses, bronchitis, diabetes, constipation, asthma and allergies, weakened immunity.
We bring you a recipe for elderberry juice.
Pick 30 elderberry flowers, but make sure the flowers are clean. Immerse them in 3 liters of water and leave them for 24 hours. After that, remove the flowers from the water and strain them through cheesecloth.
In the strained liquid, add 6.6 pounds of sugar and 1.5 teaspoons of citric acid. Stir until you sugar is dissolved and transfer it into clean jars.
Remember, the elderberry is one of the most healing plants; there are more than thirty species. The most important are black and red elderberry and the most commonly used is black elderberry.
Elderberry flowers have healing properties and are rich in glycosides, tannins, flavonoids, carotenes and vitamin C.