Elderberries, Whole

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Brand: Tree of Life Botanicals

Bulk Herbs: Elderberries, Whole

Botanical Name: Sambucus nigra
Format: Dried whole berries

Size: 1 oz package

Farming Type: Wildcrafted
Origin: Eastern Europe

Elder is a perennial shrub that can be found growing along hedgerows, forest perimeters, and in gardens as an ornamental. The elder berry has an extensive history of use and folklore in traditional western practices. For centuries, elderberries have been used to make preserves, wines, cordials, herbal infusions, and elderberry syrup.

Elder is a plant native to most of Europe, North America, and southwest Asia. Its flowers and berries have a long history of use in traditional European medicine. Elder berries have also been used for making preserves, wines, winter cordials, and for adding flavor and color to other wines. Most commonly, the flowers or berries of elder are employed for their healthful benefits. The dried fruits are less bitter than the fresh. Although the branches and leaves are poisonous, the small stem which is sometimes left on the berry is safe. Elder used to be a member of the Caprifoliaceae family, was moved into the Adoxaceae family, and was most recently classified in the Viburnaceae family.

Elder berry supports immune health to help you stay feeling your best and supports the body’s immune defenses to stay feeling healthy. Whole elder berries are typically prepared as teas, tinctures, syrups, wine, cordials, and even ketchup, often combined with propolis or echinacea.

In magical folklore, elder was used in ancient British burial rites and is sacred to many Goddesses. If warn, elder wards off attacks of any kind. It can be used to dispel enchantments or spells of any kind. The berries protect against negativity and illness. It can be used at weddings to bring good luck to the new couple. Often used by many traditions to fashion wands.

Planet- Venus
Element- Water

Keywords: Protection, Dispelling, Healing, Prosperity, Healing, Sleep

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease

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