Elderflowers and its berries are extremely potent when it comes to fighting colds and even more importantly flu. If you want to caution yourself against these two conditions it is recommended to take tea from elderflowers. If you have already contracted the flu, the berry syrup will cut short the period the flu can affect you.
The berries and flowers of the elderly plant are known to be rich in flavonoids, vitamin C and proteins. This characteristic makes it one of the best plants in treating and controlling flu. The best thing about this plant is that it induces sweating which consequently excretes toxins from that patient’s body hence controlling flu.
Black berries will always come in the form of concentrates. The flower is more accessible and easier to get. To fight the flu, drink the juice from the elderberry flowers. This is how you can make your own drug:
What you will need
2 pieces of grated ginger
1 teaspoon of honey
5 grams of dried elderflowers
250 ml of water
The infusion of elder
A few drops of lemon
Cover this mixture with 250 ml of boiled water and leave it to stand for at least 2 minutes and then add your grated ginger and let stay for 5 minutes. Strain it and then add a tsp of honey. Drink a cup at least 4 times daily. In case you are very sick it is strongly advised that you consummate every 2 hours. Te will also stimulate a lot of sweating which is badly needed for flue suffers. You should probably try adding it
Steam Bath elderberry
Put a tablespoon of elderflower and one tsp of chamomile in 300ml of boiling water. Leave it to stand for about 5 minutes and then empty the mixture in a sauce pan. Cover your whole head with a bath towel and then inhale the steam. Do this for at least 3 times in a day.