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Beyond Elderberry! Legend and Lore of the Elder Shrubbery elder elder flower elder shrub elderberry elderberry syrup folklore Jan 20, 2021

Elegant Elder, It’s everywhere you want to be! 

Elderberry syrup is all the rage these days, and with cold and flu season, plus a global pandemic, with cases back on the rise, it’s no wonder why! This stuff is a powerhouse when it comes to boosting your immune system, and...

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Immune Stimulant Herbs, Antivirals, Antibacterials: What The Heck Are They & When Do I Need Them antibacterial antiviral astragalus cold and flu echinacea elder elderberry garlic ginger herbs honey immune usnea Dec 09, 2020

As we are in the midst of cold and flu season, I figured we'd do a quick little overview of what antiviral and antimicrobial herbs are, what they can do for you and your body and how it's really nice to be able to use plants as medicine instead of relying consistently on harsh pharmaceuticals and...

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Herbs to Boost Your Immune System, Some of My Favs! astragalus cold and flu echinacea elder flower elder shrub elderberry elderberry syrup garlic immune health immunity Dec 08, 2020

It's Back-to-School season, which means it's Fall and it's going to start getting nice and cool and crisp and beautiful, and cold & flu season is about to be straight, crazy this year. Add that to a pandemic and we are in for a rowdy ride. So I wanted to share with you some of my absolute...

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Make Your Own Elderberry Syrup: Boost Your Immunity to Ward Off Cold & Flu cold elderberry elderberry syrup flu immune health immunity Nov 17, 2020

Elderberry Syrup is all the rage these days, and with great reason! It’s an incredible immune booster, and with a pandemic happening, there’s no better time to keep your immune system in check. We’ve been keeping up on our elderberry syrup intake so we can stay well during...

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How To Make Elderberry Popsicles cold elderberry health immunity kids popsicles recipe Sep 06, 2020

Sure, Elderberry Syrup is super yummy, but what about Elderberry Syrup Popsicles?! This is a summertime favorite around our house and a really great way to pack in some nutrition and immune-boosting elderberries. You're going to love them!

My daughter loves these popsicles so much, she wants...

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