This tasty tea lowers fevers and treats flus and colds.
The blossoms of both species can be used as a tea to help lower fever. The herb is diaphoretic, producing a sweat and thereby allowing the body to be cooled in a natural way. A tea of elderberry blossoms is useful for treating colds or flu with accompanying fever. The herb is especially nice to use for children, as it makes a tasty tea that works gently. The flowers can also be used for hay fever or sinusitis, because they help lower the reactivity of mucous membranes to allergens.
Hot tea brewing method: Bring freshly drawn cold water to a rolling boil. Place 1 teaspoon of tea for each cup into the teapot. Pour the boiling water into the pot, cover and let steep for 2-4 minutes. Pour into your cup; add milk and natu...
Iced tea brewing method: (to make 1 liter/quart): Place 5 teaspoons of tea into a teapot or heat resistant pitcher. Pour 1 1/4 cups of freshly boiled water over the tea itself. Steep for 5 minutes. Quarter fill a serving pitcher with cold ...
Traditionally used to help support coughs, inflammation, respiratory problems, bronchitis and more.
Get over colds fast Echinacea helps prevent getting a cold, but elderberry helps you once you've got a cold. My family always keep some on hand so we'll be ready next time. -- Susan (Travel Consultant)
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