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Health Benefits of Elderberry vs. Elderflower
Bonus Episode3rd August 2022 • Herbs with Rosalee • Rosalee de la Forêt
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The elder shrub is two medicines in one! The health benefits of elderberry and elderflower are distinct from one another. Learn how you can get the best health benefits of elderberry and elderflower and receive easy-to-make recipes for elderflower tea, elderberry syrup, and elderberry tea.

After listening, you’ll know:

► When to call on elderflower and/or elderberry, depending on your particular situation

► How to brew a potent elderflower tea

► How to make your own elderberry syrup (and save lots of money at the same time!)

With cold and flu season right around the corner (at least here in the Northern Hemisphere), this is a great time to revisit all the wonderful gifts of the elder shrub!

Show snippet: 

“Elderberries modulate inflammation and can be a great addition to your diet as food as medicine. They are also often used as medicine, especially as a preventive remedy at the onset of a cold or flu.” (Timestamp: 09:01)


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Rosalee is an herbalist and author of the bestselling book Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients Into Foods & Remedies That Heal and co-author of the bestselling book Wild Remedies: How to Forage Healing Foods and Craft Your Own Herbal Medicine. She's a registered herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild and teaches many popular online courses. Read about how Rosalee went from having a terminal illness to being a bestselling author in her full story here