Looking for a tonic syrup recipe to beat winter cold and flu? Homemade remedies, like this classic tonic syrup, does amazing wonders to our body. Forget the cold and flu commercial medicines and serve this delicious tonic syrup this winter instead!
Fight Off Winter Cold and Flu With This Amazing Tonic Syrup
No matter what fun and beauty winter brings, sometimes you can’t avoid feeling down especially when you have a cold and flu. Rather than having fun with the beauty of the winter season, you get some rest and stay in your bed all day. Well, I cannot allow that in my homestead. I cannot miss the fun winter brings. That’s why I always have a classic tonic syrup ready to serve in winter to ensure nobody catches a cold or flu! Before we begin, make sure all your ingredients are natural extracts.
How To Make Tonic Syrup For Winter Cold and Flu?
What You’ll Need:
- 2 Limes or Lemons
- 1 sprig Rosemary
- 1 sprig Mint
- 1 sprig Tarragon
- 1 dropper full Echinacea Extract
- 1 dropper full American Ginseng Extract
- 1 dropper full Digestive Bitters
- Splash of Elderberry Extract
- Splash of Cranberry Juice
- Distilled Water
- Quart Container
- Chopping Board
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Step 1: Slice The Limes
Slice the limes into halves. You can also use lemons or use both.
Step 2: Squeeze The Limes
Give your limes a good squeeze to extract the juice. This will be your liquid base at the bottom of the jar for mixing the rest of the ingredients.
Step 3: Bruising The Herbs
One by one, bruise or twist the rosemary, mint, and tarragon to release its natural oils and flavor. Add it to the jar with your lime juice.
Step 4: Add The Rest Of The Ingredients
Add the rest of the ingredients, 1 dropper full echinacea extract, 1 dropper full American ginseng extract, 1 dropper full digestive bitters, a splash of elderberry extract, a splash of cranberry juice and give it a good mix.
Step 5: Top It Off With Distilled Water
Top it off with distilled water until your jar is filled. Then, that’s it: your very own all-natural tonic syrup to fight off winter cold and flu!
Want to see how to make this tonic syrup? Check out this video from Bon Appétit:
Isn’t that quick and easy? Everything looks great when you feel great, my fellow homesteaders! And catching a cold or flu can ruin everything. So don’t allow cold and flu beat you this winter. Prepare this tonic syrup and have a great winter! Happy homesteading!
Disclaimer: The above information is for informational purposes ONLY and is not meant to replace any medical advice or treatment you are receiving OR may receive from your physician. If you are pregnant or nursing, always consult your physician before starting any and all home remedies.
Will you serve this classic tonic syrup to beat winter cold and flu? Let me know what your thoughts are in the comments section below!
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