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Description

The elder tree is considered to be either an overgrown shrub or small tree. Valued for its blue-purple berries, flowers and its wood.

The elder tree is considered to be either an overgrown shrub or small tree. Valued for its blue-purple berries, flowers and its wood. The berries are high in Vitamin A, C, antioxidants and flavonoids. They also contain large amounts of calcium, iron, vitamin B6 and essential oils. Actions include: laxative, diuretic, anti-inflammatory.

Common medicinal uses include: to treat arthritis, pain, chronic fatigue, hay fever, urinary tract infections and congestion of the upper respiratory system, and to shorten the duration of colds and flu - with a special affinity for children. Elderberries have long been used as an ingredient in food and wine, and have a tart, tangy and bitter taste.

 

 

*Elderberries are not a food and must be prepared as a tea or tincture/syrup and not ingested whole or ground.

  • Botanical Name

    Sambuccus nigra

  • Plant Part

    Berry

  • Cut Size

    Uncut

  • Organic Status

    Trade not-cert


Specifications

Product Category

Dried Herbs

Common Use

wellness, culinary

Aroma

Fruity

Also known as

European Elder, Elderberry

Storage

Store in a sealed container and in a cool, dry place

Country of Origin

Poland

Item code
XELDBT500

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