Elderberry Spice by Cattail Apothecary
Tincture of elderberry tincture, cinnamon, clove and star anise. An immune system booster that is also a great ally when dealing with cough, upper respiratory infections, and fever. Spice combo of clove, cinnamon and star anise added for their expectorant and analgesic actions. A must-have support tonic for cold and flu.
Packaged in a 1 oz amber glass bottle with dropper.
Directions: Can be used as a preventative boost (a dropperful daily) or to support recovery (up to 4x/daily.) Can be taken straight, diluted with water, added to your favorite tea or mixed with honey to create a syrup.
ELDER BERRY // Sambucus nigra // diuretic, antiviral, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, immune stimulant // Elder is often referred to as “the medicine chest for the country people”, alluding to its wide-ranging actions and ready availability. an exceptional ally during colds, flu, and respiratory infections. the go-to herb at the initial signs of cold or flu.
CLOVE // Syzygium aromaticum // anti-fungal, antimicrobial, antioxidant, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, expectorant, analgesic // contains phenols such as carvacrol and thymol which are highly anti-fungal in nature. helps ease pain and antiseptic qualities help fight infection. constituent eugenol is a powerful anti-inflammatory and can have a numbing effect. can soothe and relax the inner lining of the intestines, great for upset stomach.
CINNAMON // Cinnamomum cassia // antioxidant, tonic, analgesic, circulatory stimulant, diaphoretic, alterative, expectorant, carminative, digestive, emmenagogue ANISE // Illicium verum // carminative, expectorant, antispasmodic, antiseptic // major source of the chemical compound shikimic acid, a primary precursor in the pharmaceutical synthesis of anti-influenza drug oseltamivir (Tamiflu)