elderberry thyme syrup
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Course: Side Dish
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Waiting time: 7 hours
Total Time: 15 minutes
Author: sanne

Natural anti-flu and cough syrup made from elderberry juice, thyme and honey



  • 250 ml elderberry syrup
  • 5 gr thyme
  • 125 gr honey raw


  1. Wash the thyme

  2. Heat the elderberry juice and thyme and let it simmer for 10 minutes. Turn of the heat, put the lid on and let it rest over night

  3. Sieve the juice and reheat it. Turn of the heat the moment it boils

  4. Add the honey and stir till it is resolved

  5. Carefully poor the syrup into sterilised glass bottels or jars

  6. To boost your immune system adults can take 1 tbsp a day and children, over the age of one, 1 tsp.

    Having a cold, flu, sore throat or feeling sick? Take 1 to 2 tbsp max. 4 times per day. For children 1 to 2 tsp. 

    Do not exceed the maximum dosage of 4 times per day, as elderberries can have a slight diarhetic effect.