Elder is a shrub or small tree in the honeysuckle family native to North America and Asia. The delicate, white flowers are used to make syrups and cordials, as well as tea, soup, wine, brandy and other beverages, such as the fruity liquor known as St. Germain.
Elder flowers are also combined with other mild herbs, such as meadowsweet or chamomile, as ingredients in various hair and skin care preparations. In Russia and the Ukraine, the flowers are sold in pharmacies as a tea for dry cough.
Prepare as tea, alone or in combination with other herbs. The flowers are also used to produce syrups, cordials and other beverages.
Tincture or infuse in oil for use in lotions, creams, salved and balms.
Active Compounds: Phenolic acids, Sterols, Favanoids, Micilage, Tannins, Volatile oil, Triterpenes
Botanical Name: sambucus canadensis
Origin: Cut flower: Croatia/Liquid: USA
Notes: Kosher Certified. Non-irradiated. Non-GMO. Approximate cups per pound: 10.5
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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