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Dried Elder Flowers

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Dried Elder Flower

In England the Elderberry was known as "natures medicine chest". The charmed reputation of the Elder flower and Elder berry among Europeans and Native Americans comes from its ability to heal. The flowers and fruit are medicinal. Hippocrates recognized the great healing properties of Elder flower in 400 B.C. Dried Elder is one of the most effective herbs for treating upper respiratory infections, constipation and fever.

The most common preparation of Dried Elder is in teas and herbal infusions. Elder flower infusion cleanses the skin, lightens freckles, and soothes sunburn. Its Bioflavinoids promote circulation and strengthen the capillaries. Distilled Elder flower water softens, tone and restores the skin.

Large doses of Elder juice can cause diarrhea.

The stem of the Elderberry plant should be avoided due to it's cyanide content.

As with any herb or supplement, a physician should be consulted prior to use.

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Additional Details
  • Family: Caprifoliaceae
  • Genus: Sambucus (sam-BYOO-kus)
  • Species: nigra
  • Category:Dried Herbs, Perennials, Shrubs
  • Storage: Dried Elder Flower should be kept in a cool, dark space in an airtight container


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