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Hawthorn Berry Syrup

Hawthorn Syrup is a well known herbal remedy for coughs, colds, flu like symptoms, headache and strengthening the heart.


  • Hawthorn Berries
  • Water
  • Raw Honey to taste


  1. Wash and de-stem the berries and place in your pot, add water and cover and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and simmer for 1 hour.
  2. Remove berries, replace the cover and continue simmering the water until it reduces by half. This can take the better part of a day.
  3. When the liquid has reduced to half of what it was after the berries were removed, it's time to make the syrup.
  4. Cool the liquid until it is below 110°F, and add raw honey to taste.

Recipe Notes

As a guideline, I use approximately one teaspoon of honey per pint of syrup.