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Elderflower Iced Tea (Not Tea!)

Would you like a recipe for a super-duper healing cooling delicious drink perfect for a hot summer's day? which is not just tasty but packed with medicinal benefits! If the answer is yes, then read on...

Elderflowers are powerful immune boosters...

They have been used in traditional medicine all over the world in various cultures for their antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. The most common uses are for colds and flu, sinus infections, and other respiratory conditions. Elderflower is also known to have antibacterial and antiviral properties, therefore, helps alleviate allergies and boosts the immune system. It has a beautiful fragrance, tastes great, looks amazing and is a joy to pick... what's not to like about it!

I love harvesting the pretty flowerheads, thanking mama nature for her medicine and beauty, and filling up my basket on a lovely summer's morning. Great way to start my day, communing with nature, collecting healing flowers, loving my body, walking in nature and making a yummy drink. It's a win-win for me.

My top three reasons why I choose elderflower every summer:
1. Tasty
2. Healthy - builds your immune system
3. Easily available in most parts of the world

As I write this, it is the month of June and here in the UK, they are blooming in the wild in abundance. This is the perfect time to harvest. I like to pick some extra and dry them for use later in the year. In the colder month