When you're looking to strengthen your system or fight off a cold, try this do-it-yourself immune boosting elderberry tea with all natural warming ingredients.
Makes about 3 cups
6 cups of spring water
3 tablespoons dried elderberries
2 cinnamon sticks
4 pieces of cardamom
4 whole cloves
1" fresh ginger, cut into slices
Honey or stevia to taste
Place all of the ingredients, except the sweetener if you're using, into a pot on the stove. Turn to medium heat and once you reach a boil, cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer for at least 30 minutes, but up to an hour. Once desired taste and consistency is reached, strain the tea through a colander and enjoy. You can place any leftover tea in a glass mason jar to refrigerate for a few days.
8 oz Steel Tin Can
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