I, personally, use an elderberry tincture. But if you're not into the rough taste of a high proof vodka to start out your day before work, SYRUP is the way to go! Great for kids and adults because it tastes pretty phenomenal, especially for being medicinal.
As Mary Poppins once sang, "A spoon full of sugar helps the medicine go down!" And although the recipe card included in the kit calls for honey instead of sugar, the principle is the same... except better, because a high quality local raw honey is really quite good for what ails you.
In your kit, you'll receive:
Organic black elderberries (sambucus nigra,)
Organic cinnamon stick
Organic clove buds
Organic grated dried ginger
A recipe card designating how to directions for use and standard dosing instructions
What you'll need at home:
Sweetener of choice (I prefer local raw honey. Keep in mind that children under 1 year are NOT to have honey)
Container with lid
This is a very easy DIY kit and can be a great project to do with the kids. It's also highly rewarding since there's a good dose of YUM at the end. It makes for a good learning experience and fits in perfectly with a Montessori living style.
Buy a "SMALL" kit to make 16 ounces, or a "LARGE" to make 32 ounces.
Select the buy more and save option to receive enough to make THREE 16 ounce batches. Share with friends and family or have a DIY elderberry syrup making party!
*Customize your kit! Ask me how or choose your additions here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/762231446/apothecary-starter-kit-dried-herb?ga_search_query=Apothecary&ref=shop_items_search_7&crt=1
Dried, unused kit, can be stored in a cool dark location (hello cupboard) for up to a year.
A prepared syrup should be kept in the fridge and used within 6-8 weeks.
Syrup can be canned using a water bath or pressure canner at buyers own discretion.
Discard any syrup that has visible mold, has been stored incorrectly, or smells "off."
You should consult your health care provider prior to starting any new regimen, introducing any new herbal supplements to your diet, or if you have any health conditions, including pregnancy. While elderberry is generally considered safe in children 6 months plus up through adulthood, I provide only educational guidelines and assume no responsibility.
*This kit is a wonderful natural remedy but it is not a replacement for medical care when needed. Consult a doctor before using if you have any health conditions or concerns. Discontinue if a reaction occurs. Outcomes cannot be guaranteed.
**These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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My cockatoo wants nothing to do with my herbal goodness so all animals are safe. We only test on friends and family!
Of course. There's a wide range of allergies and sensitivities out there and it's possible to be allergic to any ingredient used as well as cross allergies. Some of the butters and oils used can trigger nut allergies. We recommend messaging us directly for more info prior to buying if you're aware of any major allergens. Allergies can start at any stage and age so if an unsuspected allergy occurs when using a product, discontinue use immediately and consult your doctor.
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Unfortunately, I am bombarded constantly by other shops, herbalists, and companies for my personal and family recipes. It is impossible for me to know who is genuinely just curious and who intends to steal and recreate my offerings. Due to the fact that this has happened to me with direct competitors, I do not share my ingredient for nonallergic or personal aversion specific requests.
However, if you are a budding herbal ally and are interested in knowledge, I am tickled pink to be part of your learning process!
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There's no strong psychotropic. It's more of a gentle assist in opening the third eye, Sahasrara, and Agnya. I'm an herbalist so I choose to work with a combination of metaphysical attributes and ayurvedic. Some herbs in the psychic blend have very mild sedative properties, mostly to aid in relaxing and accessing the energies. I like to say "they're herbs, not magic." These blends offered are to simply help you access and expand your own magical intent. They have historical, traditional, and mythological ties to specific powers, but wouldn't necessarily invoke powers you do not have or haven't yet cultivated. These tea blends are lovely mild alternatives of safe herbs to open the gateway to accessing what you desire.
Cast iron products are traditionally made by casting melted iron ore into a mold.
Lost-wax process, also called cire-perdue, is a method of metal casting in which a molten metal is poured into a mold that has been created by means of a wax model. The wax is then melted off. Some wax residue may remain, especially in crevices and design features. To remove any remaining wax, you can gently scrape it away with a tool or your fingernail. Clean with a damp cloth and dry well to prevent any rusting.
Mar 31, 2021
Fantastic quality! Wonderfully easy to do, even if you're not blessed with a talent for cooking (ie. ME). Lots of fun for the little ones to help, too!
Feb 11, 2021
I made the elderberries into jelly. It was a big hit at my local farmers market.
Dec 7, 2020
Nov 15, 2020
Tatiana is awesome! I love all her products And I follow her on IG
Sep 2, 2020
I’m very excited to make my elderberry syrup. Tatiana makes it so easy! I highly recommend her shop.