Homemade Cough Syrup


| 11/6/2013 12:49:00 PM


An elderberry tree has been growing on the side of our house, and when it was found it clusters of ripe fruit sagged on the branches against the neighbor’s garage.

I was on my way out as the neighbors were cutting down the juniper trees long overgrown in front of their garage door. I made a mental note to take them when they ended up on the curbside the next garbage day.

“Hello, Erik,” said our kindest neighbor sincerely.Ripe Elderberry Fruit On Tree

“Hi?” I replied, questionably.

“Do you want the elderberries growing between your house and our garage before we cut down the tree?” she asked.



“No thanks,” I said with a half glance in the general direction.

eibbob
11/15/2013 8:18:20 AM

for the disbelieving.... http://www.herbalrootszine.com/articles/elderberry-vs-pokeberry/ .


eibbob
11/15/2013 8:16:42 AM

thank you for the article! you are right, those are elderberries. I checked. it seems like the cough syrup is easy to make. i'll get started soon then. thanks, good health to you.


Kris
11/7/2013 10:37:47 AM

Erin is correct. That's a photo of Pokeweed berries.




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