Herbal Tonics

Elderberry Syrup



The dark blue/black fruit has traditionally been used as an effective natural fruit taken to reduce the effect of influenza, cold and flu symptoms. Clinical trials and research has been conducted on Elderberry syrup and the general conclusion is that it shows positive outcomes for decreasing fever, headache, and nasal congestion within 24 to 48 hours from taking elderberry extract.

Elderberry syrup is recommended as part of a daily wellness plan during the cold and flu season for a healthy immune system.

Ingredients: 

♥ Elderberries, immunostimulant and an antioxidant.
♥ Echinacea, a herb that helps to reduce cold symptoms and fight infections in the upper respiratory tract.
♥ Ginger, a natural anti-inflammatory, lowers blood sugar, antiseptic, improves circulation and has a positive
effect on the joints.
♥ Cinnamon, a herb that is known for its positive effect on the digestive system.
♥ Licorice, traditionally used as a herbal medicine to help relieve chest pain and as an anti-inflammatory.

Anyone can take elderberry syrup, and no adverse effects of using elderberry syrup have been reported in human clinical trials. It is recommended to consume 1 tablespoon a day for adults, and half a table spoon for children as a preventative measure. If one comes down with flu-like symptoms, it is highly recommended  to take a table spoon full every 2-3 hours.



Fire Cider



Fire Cider is a tincture where the goodness from nine powerful herbs is extracted in apple cider vinegar. Apple cider vinegar on its own is considered a beneficial natural tonic that gradually and effectively strengthens and builds the immune system.

Fire cider is one of Rosemary Gladestar’s favorite medicinal recipes. The powerful herbs used to make fire cider have an abundance of benefits for the body.

Use: This can be taken by the tablespoon daily as needed to support digestion, the immune system, and other ailments. Preferably first thing in the morning and before bedtime.

Ingredients:

♥ Apple cider
♥ Vinegar
♥ Honey
♥ Onion
♥ Root
♥ Horseradish
♥ Garlic
♥ Turmeric
♥ Lime
♥ Thyme
♥ Cinnamon
♥ Rosemary
♥ Cayenne
♥ Peppercorns

BENEFITS:

Garlic – 
Contains: Essential oils, sulfur compounds, germanium, selenium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, vitamin A, B vitamins, and vitamin C.
♥ Benefits: aids digestion, stimulates white blood cells production, antiseptic, antibacterial, antimicrobial, vermifuge, aids circulation and cholesterol, lowers blood sugar levels.

Ginger - 
Contains: Essential oils, oleoresin, gingerol.
♥ Benefits: anti-inflammatory, repair damaged joints, improves circulation, lowers blood sugar, heals nausea, antiseptic.

White Onion -
Contains: Sulfur, quercetin, alliins, phytochemicals, dietary fiber, vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium. 

Horseradish -
Contains: Sulfur, antioxidants, mustard oil, vitamin C. 
♥ Benefits: Antibiotic, vermifuge, increases white blood cell count, diuretic, loosens mucus and works for sinus infections, lung problems, cough, and asthma. 

Rosemary Leaves -
Contains: Rosemaric acid, camphor, caffeic acid, ursolic acid, betulinic acid, carnosic acid and carnosol.
♥ Benefits: Traditionally used in Herbal Medicine to help relieve flatulent dyspepsia and to help ease (gastric) headaches.

Thyme Leaves -
Contains: Thymol.
♥ Benefits: Traditionally used in Herbal Medicine to help relieve flatulent dyspepsia and colic, as an expectorant to help relieve the symptoms of bronchitis and catarrhs of the upper respiratory tract and to help relieve coughs (spasmolytic).

Cinnamon -
Contains: Cinnamaldehyde, cinnamate, cinnamic acid, and numerous essential oils. 
♥ Benefits: Traditionally used in Ayurveda for bowel complaints, such as dyspepsia, flatulency, diarrhea, and vomiting. 

Cayenne - 

Contains: Capsaicin. 
♥ Benefits: Traditionally used in Herbal Medicine to aid digestion and to support peripheral circulation.

Raw apple cider vinegar is known to be a good source of acetic and ascorbic acid (vitamin C), mineral salts, amino acids, and other key components of good nutrition, but it also eases digestion, fights obesity and diabetes, washes toxins from the body, and an anti-aging.

Raw Honey is full of vitamins and minerals, anti-fungal, anti-viral and ascorbic acid (vitamin C), narcotic cough suppressant and throat soother. It is a natural fighter of all allergies, cold and flu.

Fresh horseradish is effective against the flu and common cold, tonsillitis, respiratory disorders, and urinary tract infections.

Ginger is commonly used to treat arthritis, muscle pain, upset stomach, gas, upper respiratory tract infections, and cough. 

Onions are commonly used to boost cardiovascular health, bone and connective tissue, and as an anti-inflammatory agent. 

Garlic is used to treat high blood pressure, high cholesterol, coronary heart disease, heart attack, atherosclerosis, asthma, improving the immune system, level blood sugar, and to treat fungal infections.

Habanero peppers boost body metabolism, offer headache, sinus, and arthritis relief as well as releasing endorphins. 

Oranges/Lemons (citrus) are great for the heart, boost body immune system, fight cholesterol, helps in weight loss, and to break up or prevent kidney stones. Citrus fruits are good to treat cold and flu, improve the function of blood vessels, and reduce inflammation and retention of water. 

Turmeric is the gem of this product; as it is an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiviral,
antibacterial, anti-fungal, and exhibit anticancer activities and thus has a potential against malignant symptoms, diabetes, arthritis, Alzheimer’s disease, and it helps in improving arthritis symptoms and skin conditions.