Botanical Name: Sambucus Nigra
Sambucus nigra, the name of the plant that produces Elder berries, is a large deciduous shrub that bears dark black berries. Sambucus nigra hails from Europe, and also originates from southwest Asia and northwest Africa. Our producer in Croatia keeps us well supplied with Elder berries. Other common names for Sambucus nigra include Black Elder, European Elder, Common Elder, Black-berried European Elder, boor tree and German Elder. Elder Berries are commonly used for their antioxidant qualities, and are a good source of Vitamins A and C. Elder Berries are made into a syrup for cold and flu prevention for the family. And can be used to boost immunity.
- Cold and flu
- Sinus infection aid
- Lowers blood sugar
- Natural diuretic
- Skin health
- Seasonal allergies
- Kid safe
To make a syrup add 1 cup elder berries to 3 cups water and boil to reduce to 1.5 cup of liquid. Strain elderberries in cheesecloth or strainer. Add 1/8 cup local honey, cinnamon, ginger to flavor. Place remaining contents in glass jar in fridge for up to 1.5 months. Take 0.5-1 tbs daily
How to Use
Properties: Immunity booster, Rich in antioxidants, High in vitamin C
Uses: Syrup, Tincture, Tea
Caution: Elderberries should not be used internally during pregnancy.
Storage: Store in a cool, dark place.
Organic Elderberries | Selah Organics | Loveland, CO | 720-609-7105
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