Elderberry Tincture

Elderberry Tincture

Elderberry tincture is another great way to take your dose of elderberry, the other being elderberry syrup (we have a link below to the recipe.  A tincture is one that uses alcohol to pull out the nutrition from a herb, bark or other substance where the syrup is made with honey, sugar, or glycerite.
It can be purchased at your local health store or purchased online but the price can be quite high. Today we are going to look at making your own elderberry tincture at home.  The dosage for this elderberry tincture can vary and it greatly depends on the weight of the person taking it.  We like to start for an adult, with a quarter to a half of a teaspoon up to several times a day.  
Elderberry Tincture



What You Will Need:



80 Proof  (or higher) Vodka
Quart Jar

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Separate berries from stems, wash and pour into the jar. Fill the jar with vodka to an inch or two from the top and fasten lid tightly, label and store in dark place for 4-6 weeks. Shake everyone in a while. Strain through a stainless steel colander and flour sack towel. Bottle it and store in the pantry.


For more information about the health benefits of elderberry  


Dr Josh Axe has written about the amazing health benefits of Elderberry for the body.

Here is a link to his article

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