Aronia Berries are higher in antioxidants than many other berries. There is scientific research which indicates that they can lessen the effects of a cold and certain strains of the flu. This Aronia Berry Syrup is a great tool to have in our arsenal of homeopathic remedies when there are so many illnesses in our midst!
Aronia Berry Syrup
3 cups filtered water
1 cup fresh or frozen Aronia Berries
1/4 to 1/2 cup raw honey to taste
Combine water and Aronia Berries in a saucepan and simmer for about 30 minutes on the stove while crushing the berries with the back of a spoon. Strain the mixture through cheesecloth to filter the juice. Cool juice completely. Whisk in raw honey. Store in refrigerator.
Juice must be cooled before combining it with the raw honey in order to preserve the healing properties of the honey.
Locally raised Aronia Berries are available at the Roots To Wings store located in Arlington, NE.