I have been wanting to make this for a long time... it tastes sweet and is safe for kids to take, so it is definitley a staple in my household for all of us to take to prevent getting sick.
- 2/3 cup of dried elderberries (purchase on amazon or at herbal store)
- 3 1/2 cups of water
-1/2 cup of raw honey or to taste
1. Place elderberries and water in saucepan and bring to boil then simmer until about half of liquid is gone which is about 45 minutes. Let cool.
2. Strain out liquid and keep, discard berries.
3. Mix in honey until fully dissolved
4. Place in sterilzed glass jars and keep in the fridge
5. Kids take about 1/2 tsp per day and adults 1 tbsp per day.
Yields - 2 cups
DIY natural deodorant:
°6 tbsp melted coconut oil
°1/4 cup baking soda
°1/4 cup arrowroot powder or cornstarch
°few drops of your favourite essential oil like lavender, tea tree etc.etc.
°Put in a jar, it will harden as the coconut oil cools.
This is so easy to make, very inexpensive, and effective! Less endocrine disrupting toxins to absorb in a very hormonally sensitive area.