Have you ever wondered if there is anything that can help you to look younger or something to help you when you feel under the weather or do you need a magical ingredient to help you when you have irritated skin?

Well, there is something that can help you with all common problems, we are all talking about the Elder-flower. It was first revealed from the ancient Egyptians, they used it for reducing the aging process.

The benefits of the Elder-flower will show in a short-time and they would impress your friends with how younger you will look in just a couple of days.

Natural elderflower recipes that can solve your everyday problems

  • Elderflower Cordial

You will need 30 oz of water, 4-5 elderberry umbels (stems mostly removed)

To prepare this, you have to boil the water and remove it from heat. Then you should put your elderberry to the water, cover, and let stand for 6-7 hours. Strain the flowers and measure the remaining water before returning it to a clean pot. Add the same amount of sugar as you have liquid and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 30 minutes and then remove it from heat. Let it chill.

You will have a syrupy mixture. Add it to sparkling water or drizzle on pancakes or in cake mixes as a sweetener.

  • Elderflower Vinegar

The ingredients you need:

4 cups vinegar- Apple Cider Vinegar is a great option
2 cups elderflowers
1 spring chopped onion
2 bay leaves
2 to 3 garlic cloves, chopped
20 springs of flowering thyme
15 springs of savory
black peppercorns

How to prepare it: Place all the ingredients in a glass jar, fill with vinegar and cover. Let it sit for 6 weeks to fully infuse. Strain (if you want) and transfer to a bottle with a cork. Keep it in a cool, dark place.

The Elderflower Vinegar should last a year.

  • Elderflower Sorbet

Ingredients: 2 cups ripe gooseberries or strawberries, 1 cup elderflowers, zest of 1 lemon or orange, 1 cup water, natural organic honey, one ripe banana

Way to prepare it: Boil the water and then place elderflowers and lemon zest in a jar and cover with water. Let stand overnight and strain. Add honey to taste. Add the liquid to a blender and blend with fruit. Pour mixture into a freezer-safe container and put in a freezer. When it starts to freeze around the edges, stir with a fork and place back in freezer repeating the process until sorbet is completely frozen.

  • Elderflower Tea for Cold and Flu

Cold and Flu can be easily healed with this Elderflower Tea. It is an astringent and relieves nasal ways of excess mucus. Also, it has antiseptic properties and it is anti-inflammatory.

Not only you will not have a cold anymore, but, you will feel calm and more relaxed.

The elderflower contrary to its name can help you to look younger and have a smooth skin. Apart from this, it has medical benefits that will keep you feeling calm and relaxed anytime.