[ Recipe: Elderberry & Rosehips Winter Tonic ] ~ from Monterey Bay Herb Co
elderberry & rosehips winter tonic

Give your immune system a boost with this rich-tasting, nutrient-packed tonic. Both elderberries and rosehips pack a load of vitamin C and antioxidant flavonoids, as well as minerals and dietary fiber. This simple infusion can be made in minutes and enjoyed as-is from the refrigerator or mixed into juice or tea, either in the morning or before retiring to bed at night.

1 quart water
3 tablespoons dried elderberries
3 tablespoons dried rosehips

Bring the water to a boil in a saucepan. Add elderberries and rosehips; reduce heat and cover. Simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool. Strain; reserving the liquid in a clean container. Refrigerate and use within 7-10 days.

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