Elderberries

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Elderberry, Elder Berry or Sambucus nigra have been used for various purposes in traditional medicine and culinary practices. They are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals . . . read more

Selected Size/Selection: 250g

250g
$16.10 (AUD)
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Uses of elderberries include:

  1. Immune Support: Elderberries are often used to support the immune system, especially during cold and flu seasons. They contain compounds that are believed to have antiviral and immune-boosting properties.

  2. Cold and Flu Relief: Elderberries have been traditionally used to alleviate symptoms of colds and flu. Some people consume elderberry products, such as elderberry syrup, to help reduce the severity and duration of symptoms.

  3. Respiratory Health: Elderberries may have respiratory benefits. They are sometimes used to ease symptoms of respiratory conditions, such as coughs and congestion.

  4. Anti-Inflammatory Properties: The antioxidants in elderberries have anti-inflammatory properties, which may contribute to their traditional use in managing inflammatory conditions.

  5. Rich in Nutrients: Elderberries are a good source of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, vitamin A, potassium, and fiber.

  6. Antioxidant Effects: Elderberries contain anthocyanins, flavonoids, and other antioxidants that help protect the body's cells from oxidative stress.

  7. Culinary Uses: Elderberries can be used in various culinary applications. They are used to make jams, jellies, syrups, and beverages. Elderberry wine is also a traditional preparation.

It's important to note that while elderberries have a long history of traditional use, scientific evidence supporting some of these health claims is still evolving. As with any herbal remedy, it's advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before using elderberries, especially if you have underlying health conditions, are pregnant, or are taking medications. Additionally, raw elderberries should not be consumed, as they contain compounds that can be toxic if not properly processed or cooked. Cooking or properly preparing elderberries is crucial to remove any potential toxicity.

Place of Origin

Ukraine - Trade

Botanical Name

Sambucus nigra

Form

Berry

Ingredients

100% Elder.
No preservatives, artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours.
Gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar.
Source of fibre.
No Palm Oil.
Vegetarian/Vegan.

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