Elderberry Syrup & Purple Cloud Workshop

Elderberry Workshop

This class is held in collaboration with Nutritionist Cora Kreischer from Walk in the Garden Nutrition.
This is a fun 2-hour workshop learning to make elderberry syrup and purple cloud ointment.

Cost: $35.00 Per Person

Date: February 16, 2023

Time: 12 PM – 2 PM

Location: 21 Essex Way, 109, Essex Junction, VT, 05452

Elderberry Syrup (Sambucus nigra)

Elderberry is commonly used to support the immune system. Some primary actions include antiviral and immune stimulating. 

This recipe contains other beneficial herbs such as rose hips, astragalus, ginger, cinnamon. 

You will learn preparation for creating the syrup through decoction method, recommended use, and benefits of each herb.  

Purple Cloud Ointment (Zi Yun Gao)

This formula originated in Ming dynasty China (1368-1644) and has been used since for a variety of skin conditions. The herbs in it promote healing of the flesh and nourishing of blood while at the same time resolving heat and dampness. 

The purple cloud ointment is very beneficial for many skin conditions such as burns, eczema, minor wounds, etc.

Each participant will go home with the recipes, informational handouts, and syrup/ointment sample.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. For educational purposes only. The information on this site/workshop is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always refer to your medical care provider for questions about your health.

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