Mom Knows Best : Elderberry Cold & Flu Fighting Gummies

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Elderberry Cold & Flu Fighting Gummies

    I love this easy delicious and fun way to get immune-boosting elderberry into kids!

 This cold season has been brutal. The news keeps talking about how many flu cases have been reported and it has been a high number. It also seems that a bad cold virus is going around too. My boys thankfully have not come down with the flu but they did battle that nasty cold that came with a lingering cough. When my boys are sick I like to give them homemade natural remedies to help them heal quickly. One of their favorite immune boosting remedy that my boys love is these delicious gummies that are made with elderberry syrup. These yummy gummies are loaded with immune boosting ingredients that have helped my boys get well faster. My boys only had a sore throat one day!

Elderberry: A Natural Remedy for Mild Colds and Flu?

 Elderberries naturally contain A, B, and C and stimulate the immune system. These dried berries are naturally high in immune-boosting compounds that are specifically shown to help beat the cold and flu more quickly.

My boys and I also enjoy these elderberry gummies when we are not sick as they also give us extra immune support.

Elderberry Cold & Flu Fighting Gummies
1 cup elderberry syrup (Check out my homemade recipe)
1/2 cup very hot water (almost boiling)
1/4 cup Gelatin powder (I use this one)
1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil for greasing pan
Glass pan

Grease the glass pan with coconut oil to prevent sticking.
Place 1/4 cup of cooled elderberry syrup in a 2 cup measuring cup and add gelatin powder.
Quickly whisk together to temper the gelatin powder.
Add the ½ cup of hot (not boiling) water and stir quickly until smooth.
Add the rest of the elderberry syrup and stir or whisk until completely smooth.
Pour into the pan and put in the fridge for 2 hours or until completely firm.
Cut the gummies into small squares and store in airtight container with parchment paper between layers.
Take daily as needed to avoid flu or take every few hours to help beat the flu faster.
Will last up to a week in the fridge in an airtight container.


  1. Oh this looks super fun to make! And also perfect for winter when the flu is around. I have never done something like that but I think i could defo try! xx corinne

  2. Oh wow, those would be nice to have around. Plus, I bet they're are a great snack just for the heck of it.

  3. These sound awesome!! I am all about this type of healthy treatment

  4. Well I did manage to get the flu and once you get it, you can't run around looking for stuff like this that you need. Far better to be prepared ahead of time - wish I had this at that time.

  5. I had no idea theres such a great way to fight the flu. This kind of makes it fun!

  6. These gummies look like such a great way to combat the flu! I am going to have to try them.


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