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Botanical Name: Sambucus nigra

Common Names: Black-berried European Elder, Boor Tree, European Elder, German Elder

 

Elder Berries Organic- Sambucus nigra, the name of the plant that produces Elder berries, is a large deciduous shrub that bears dark black berries. Elder Berries Organic 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 Elder Berries Organic include Black Elder, European Elder, Common Elder, Black-berried European Elder, boor tree and German Elder. The plant produces flowers in the summer, and the fruit comes on in the late fall months of the year. The small dark berries hang in clusters off the large shrub, and are attractive to birds who flock to the plants for late season food.Humans eat the berries as well, and often serve them cooked in pies and jams, as well as in elderberry wine. According to some sources the berries can be toxic to some if eaten raw, however. The berries have also been used in times past as a dye or a flavoring. Bulk Elder berries may help with colds, flu and even certain viral infections. Elder Berries Organic are also commonly used for their antioxidant qualities, and are a good source of Vitamins A and C. In traditional medicine, the berries were used as a diuretic, astringent and laxative. These herbs may also help to reduce inflammation, as well as may help with colic and diarrhea.

decoction of fruit favorably affects:

  • Diaphoretic
  • Expectorant
  • Analgesic, diuretic,
  • Neuralgia
  • Toothache and migraines.

 

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Organic Elderberry

SKU: elder1
$10.00Price
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