With its sour juiciness and citrus fragrance, the South American goldenberry has long been revered as a zesty source of vitamins, especially immunity-boosting vitamin C. Many people might not know that - thanks to the fruit's tannins- goldenberry also has anti-parasitic properties. Making this potent goldenberry syrup at home is an easy and natural way to bring one's gut health back to its optimal health after worm infections.
- Heat the goldenberries with the water in a saucepan over a low heat. Stir and simmer until the liquid has reduced to approximately 1 pint.(15 minutes)
- Strain the mixture and then discard any leftover herbs in the compost. Pour the liquid back into the saucepan and add the honey. Return saucepan to low heat and heat the syrup, stirring occasionally, just until the honey is combined.(7 minutes)
- Remove the syrup from the heat and pour into an airtight bottle or jar.(3 minutes)
This anti-parasitic goldenberry syrup can be used as required and will last for several months if kept refrigerated.