Garlic Elixir Recipe:
June 2013: Am updating the elderberry info with a recipe I like even better, concocted by True Earth Mama. Kudos to her! Given honey component, it's suitable for kids one year old and above, and yummy for adults as well. Here goes:
2/3 cup dried Elderberries
4 cups water
2 tea bag of Rooibos tea
1 tsp of Cinnamon
2 T fresh or dried Ginger
1/2 tsp of Cloves
1/2 cup raw Honey
1. Pour water into saucepan and add all ingredients except for honey
2. Bring to Boil, Cover and Simmer for 45 minutes
3. Remove from heat, let cool
4. Pour through a strainer
5. When completely cool, add honey and mix completely
6. Store in a glass jar in the refrigerator
Elderberries: High levels of Vitamin A, B and C, high in antioxidants, immune system stimulate, helps with digestive system, anti-inflammatory.
Rooibos: From South Africa, this red bush is excellent for you. Very high in antioxidants, lowers blood pressure, protects the heart, inhibits brain aging, improves immunity
Cinnamon: Reduces pain linked to arthritis. Contains fiber,calcium and iron. regulates blood sugar levels. Reduces cholesterol.
Ginger: Anti-inflammatory, helps digestive issues, rids throat and nose congestion, reduces flatulence.
Cloves: High levels of antioxidants. Encourages healthy teeth and gums. Anti-inflammatory.
Raw Honey: Antibiotic properties which treats conditions like the cold, sore throats, indigestion and acne. Treats allergies, helps support and protect the growth of bacteria in our gut. Relieves constipation. http://www.trueearthmama.com/blog.html
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