Elderberry

Organically grown and harvested by Curate Essentials in Fayetteville, NC

Botanical Name: Sambucus

Elderberry is the dark purple berry from the European elder tree. The berries are used to make medicine. Do not confuse elderberry with American Elder, Elderflower, or Dwarf Elder.

Elderberry is used for the common cold, influenza, and H1N1 "swine" flu. It is also used for HIV/AIDS and boosting the immune system. Elderberry is also used for sinus pain, back and leg pain (sciatica), nerve pain (neuralgia), and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).

Some people use elderberry for hay fever (allergic rhinitis), cancer, as a laxative for constipation, to increase urine flow, and to cause sweating.

It is used for heart disease, high cholesterol, headache, toothache, and weight loss.

Elderberry is applied inside the mouth for gum inflammation.

Elderberry fruit is also used for making wine and as a food flavoring.

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Collections: Dried Herbs

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