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Elderberry Syrup (Cold, Flu & Immune Support)

Elderberry Syrup (Cold, Flu & Immune Support)

Regular price $28.00 CAD
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Product Description: An herbal medicinal syrup made with all organic herbs that contain powerful cold and flu fighting properties, enhances the immune system and may provide relief from symptoms. This natural remedy is a great way to boost immunity and clear the upper respiratory passages from phlegm and congestion.  

Potentially helpful for: Boosting and protecting the immune system, Cold, Flu, Cough, Upper respiratory conditions, Viruses, Allergies, Hay-Fever, Mucous/ Phlegm, Throat and mouth infections, Blood pressure, Diabetes, Bone health, Inflammation, Cancer, Skin wounds, Eye health etc. 

Suggested use: Shake. 1 tbsp in water, juice or tea up to 3 times per day. (For specific dosage information please see our "Herbal Medicine Dosage Guidelines" resource on our home page). 

Actions: Anti-Viral, Expectorant, Fever reducer, Diuretic, Circulatory Stimulant, Phlegm remedy, Anti-Inflammatory. 

Ingredients: Organic Elder Berries (Sambucus nigra & S. ebulus) Organic Ginger Root (Zingiber officinale), Organic Cloves (Syzygium aromaticum), Organic Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum), Organic Raw Honey, Alkaline Water. (May contain spirits to extend shelf life). 

Precautions: RAW Elderberries contain sambunigrin which may cause vomiting and severe diarrhea if ingested. We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

Disclaimer: Information about this product is provided for informational purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the advice provided by your physician or other medical professional. Information contained herein should not be used for treating or diagnosing a health problem or disease or prescribing any medication. All labels and packaging should be read carefully before use. If you have or suspect that you have a medical condition, contact your healthcare provider. Information and statements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.

Herbal Tinctures

An herbal tincture is a potent liquid herbal preparation made by extracting the active constituents of medicinal plants using alcohol, glycerin, vinegar, or a combination of these solvents. Tinctures are a traditional and effective way to capture the medicinal properties of herbs in a concentrated form that is easily absorbed by the body.

The tincture-making process involves macerating (soaking) the chosen herbs in the chosen solvent(s) for a specific period. During this time, the alcohol or other solvent extracts the plant's bioactive compounds, including essential oils, alkaloids, flavonoids, and other beneficial constituents. The resulting liquid is then strained and bottled, creating a potent and shelf-stable herbal remedy.

Tinctures offer several advantages, including a longer shelf life compared to teas or infusions, convenient dosage control, and efficient absorption. They can be taken directly under the tongue, diluted in water or other beverages, or incorporated into various preparations.

  1. Storage: Store your tincture in a cool, dark place, away from direct sunlight, heat, and moisture. A cupboard or a medicine cabinet works well. Exposure to light and heat can degrade the active constituents of the tincture.
  2. Seal the Bottle: Ensure that the cap or lid of the tincture bottle is tightly sealed after each use. This helps prevent air and moisture from getting inside, which can affect the quality of the tincture.
  3. Shake Before Use: Many tinctures may naturally separate over time, with heavier particles settling at the bottom. Before using the tincture, give the bottle a gentle shake to evenly distribute the herbal constituents.
  4. Clean Hands and Tools: When using the tincture, make sure your hands are clean to avoid introducing contaminants. Use a clean dropper or measuring utensil to dispense the tincture, and avoid touching the dropper to your mouth or any surfaces.
  5. Dosage: Follow the recommended dosage instructions provided on the label or as advised by a healthcare professional. Do not exceed the recommended dose unless directed.
  6. Avoid Contamination: Do not introduce foreign substances into the tincture bottle, such as water or other liquids. This can lead to spoilage or dilution of the tincture.
  7. Expiry Date: Pay attention to the expiry date on the tincture bottle. Herbal tinctures have varying shelf lives, so it's important to use them before they expire to ensure their potency.
  8. Consult a Professional: If you have specific health concerns or are using the tincture for a particular purpose, consult a qualified herbalist or healthcare provider for guidance on proper usage and duration.

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