Nature's Defense: Watermelon Allergy Relief Elderberry Bombs

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We took our beloved Allergy Defense Elderberry Syrup and created this easy to make, hydrating, and freaking delicious recipe for the perfect watermelon bombs. All you need to make these are three simple ingredients! When allergy season hits, trying out fun twists on classic syrup is a game changer. Besides tasting delicious, watermelon alone is one of the best natural hydrating foods. Watermelon also helps reduce muscle soreness, manage weight, aid digestion, and protect your skin. Next time you are craving a fun sweet treat to help relieve your sinuses. 

What you need to make Watermelon Bombs


  • 2 cups fresh watermelon chunks
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • Seattle elderberry syrup (available at health food stores or online)
  • Ice bomb molds

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Crafting the Allergy Defense Elderberry Bombs

These allergy defense elderberry bombs are a symphony of flavors and nutrients, meticulously crafted to combat allergies effectively. 

Here's how you can make them:

  1. Layer of Sliced Strawberries : Start by placing sliced strawberries at the bottom of ice bomb molds. Not only do they add a burst of sweetness, but strawberries also contain vitamin C, which supports immune health and may alleviate allergy symptoms.

  2. Seattle Elderberry Syrup : Next, drizzle a spoonful of Seattle elderberry syrup over the strawberries. This syrup is the star of the show, boasting a potent blend of elderberry, elderflower, and nettle. Elderberry is renowned for its immune-boosting properties, while elderflower and nettle offer relief from allergy symptoms like inflammation and nasal congestion.

  3. Watermelon Juice : Finally, top it off with freshly blended watermelon juice. Blend fresh watermelon chunks until smooth, then pour the juice into the ice bomb molds. This juicy addition not only enhances the flavor but also infuses the bombs with hydrating electrolytes and antioxidants.

Why They're Perfect for Allergy Season

These watermelon allergy relief elderberry bombs are a game-changer during allergy season, and here's why:

  1. Natural Allergy Defense : The Seattle elderberry syrup's potent blend of elderberry, elderflower, and nettle provides natural relief from allergy symptoms, targeting inflammation and boosting immune function.

  2. Hydration and Electrolyte Replenishment : With watermelon as the base, these bombs keep you hydrated while replenishing essential electrolytes lost during allergy-induced sneezing and congestion.

  3. Antioxidant Boost : Watermelon's rich antioxidant content helps combat free radicals and reduce inflammation, providing further support against allergy symptoms.

  4. Delicious and Refreshing : Who said allergy relief couldn't be delicious? These elderberry bombs are a tasty way to tackle allergies while indulging in a sweet and refreshing treat.


Prepare the Ingredients:

  • Wash the strawberries thoroughly and slice them into thin rounds.
  • Cut the watermelon into chunks, removing the seeds if necessary.

Layer the Ingredients in Ice Bomb Molds:

  • Place a few slices of strawberries at the bottom of each ice bomb mold, ensuring they cover the surface evenly.
  • Drizzle a teaspoon of Seattle elderberry syrup over the strawberries in each mold, distributing it evenly

Add Watermelon Juice:

  • In a blender, add the fresh watermelon chunks and blend until smooth.
  • Pour the watermelon juice into each ice bomb mold, filling them to the top.


  • Carefully transfer the filled ice bomb molds to the freezer.
  • Allow them to freeze completely, preferably overnight or for at least 4-6 hours.

Serve and Enjoy:

  • Once frozen solid, remove the ice bomb molds from the freezer.
  • Gently release the watermelon allergy relief elderberry bombs from the molds by running warm water over the bottom or tapping them lightly.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy the refreshing and allergy-relieving treat!


  • You can adjust the sweetness of the elderberry bombs by varying the amount of Seattle elderberry syrup used.
  • Feel free to customize the recipe by adding other fruits or herbs known for their allergy-relieving properties, such as mint or basil.
  • Store any leftover elderberry bombs in an airtight container in the freezer for future use.

Say goodbye to allergy symptoms and hello to relief with Watermelon Allergy Relief Elderberry Bombs!

The Power of Watermelon: Nature's Electrolyte

Watermelon isn't just a refreshing summer treat; it's nature's electrolyte powerhouse. Packed with hydration and essential minerals like potassium and magnesium, watermelon replenishes electrolytes lost during sneezing bouts or stuffy noses. Its high water content helps keep you hydrated, aiding in flushing out allergens and toxins from your system.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the Seattle elderberry syrup contribute to the allergy-relieving properties of the recipe?

Seattle elderberry syrup is rich in elderberry, elderflower, and nettle, all of which are known for their anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting properties. Elderberry is particularly renowned for its ability to reduce allergy symptoms such as inflammation and congestion, making it a key component in providing relief.

Are there any variations or additional ingredients that can be added to enhance the flavor or effectiveness of the elderberry bombs?

Yes, you can customize the recipe by incorporating other fruits or herbs known for their allergy-relieving properties. Consider adding a handful of fresh mint leaves or a splash of lemon juice for a refreshing twist. You can also experiment with different fruit combinations, such as adding pineapple or kiwi alongside the watermelon.

Why is watermelon used as the base ingredient in these elderberry bombs?

Watermelon serves as the base ingredient due to its high water content and natural electrolytes, which help keep you hydrated and replenish essential minerals lost during allergy season. Additionally, watermelon's antioxidant properties contribute to overall immune support.

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