In medium pot, add elderberries, cloves, cinnamon, ginger, and water.
Boil on high, reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
While syrup is simmering, place honey into a glass bowl large enough to hold 6 cups of liquid.
Place mesh strainer over bowl and pour contents of pan into strainer. Remove cinnamon sticks and discard.
Using a large spoon, press berries into strainer removing as much of the liquid as possible. Discard berries or set aside to use for making elderberry tea.
Stir liquid and honey together until dissolved. Pour elderberry syrup into pint jars and refrigerate.
- Take 1 tablespoon elderberry syrup per day for optimal health.
- Take 2 tablespoons syrup per day, 2-3 times per day when ill to speed up healing and recovery of colds and flu symptoms.
-Refrigerate and use within 30 days.