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Elder Berries have immune-enhancing properties The berries also have powerful antiviral properties and so ar helpful in treating viral infections Elderberries are used for their antioxidant qualities, and are a good source of Vitamins A C.
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Elder Berries Sambucus nigra – Whole Wildcrafted – 4 oz. Package 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. 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 are commonly used for their antioxidant qualities, and are a good source of Vitamins A and C. In traditional medicine, the berries were used for their astringent properties. Certified Kosher. Warning The seeds from the Elder can be toxic and should be avoided
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