HOW LONG DOES ELDERBERRY SYRUP LAST?
Our elderberry syrup, elderberry shrub and elderberry juice have a 2 year shelf life.
Once open, store in fridge and enjoy syrup and shrub within 4 months and the juice within 4 weeks. Of course some people report open syrup etc keeping well for more than a year in the fridge.
HOW DO YOU USE ELDERBERRY SYRUP?
We enjoy elderberry syrup, shrub or juice straight up served in a spoon or shot glass, added to bubbly water, in cocktails, smoothies, mixed in salad dressings, in ginger tea, with juice or kombucha, on ice cream, as a marinade, with oatmeal, homemade gummies and yes... pancakes too.
WHATS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE SYRUP AND THE SHRUB?
Our syrup and shrub are both made with our farm grown fresh squeezed pure elderberry juice. The syrup is blended with more honey. While the shrub has apple cider vinegar a little honey. Shrub is our local favourite and even folks who have had discouraging experiences with vinegar in the past are quick to agree this stuff is the best!
WHATS ELDERBERRY GOOD FOR?
Elderberry has been a treasured food and medicine for thousands of years. Its an adaptive native plant to North-America and Europe. Elderberry is an amazing food for humans, animals, birds and insects alike!
From helping with colds and flus, to reducing inflammation, alleviating arthritis and tasting really good - elderberry is becoming a staple in peoples homes again.
Read about the health benefits here:
HOW MUCH ELDERBERRY SYRUP DO YOU TAKE?
Our elderberry syrup and shrub have 3,300 mg of elderberry per teaspoon / 5 ml while the juice has 4,800 mg of elderberry per teaspoon / 5 ml. If you take a look at other elderberry offerings you'll quickly notice ours has two to six times more elderberry per serving! How do we do it? We press fresh whole berries unlike the other offerings that are from dehydrated or powdered stuff. Plus we don't dilute with water. We give ya only the best because thats what we like too!