Elderberries Organic Bulk

Elderberries Organic Bulk

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Sambucus nigra, the name of the plant that produces Elderberries, is a large deciduous shrub that bears dark black berries. Sambucus nigra hails from Europe, and also originates from southwest Asia and northwest Africa. 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.

Elderberries are a nutritious super-fruit packed with vitamin C, dietary fiber, and antioxidants. Elderberries are very versatile, with a robust, tangy, tart flavor profile. Consider making elderberries into a syrup or a tea to help support overall wellness year round. Elderberries also have a variety of culinary uses, and are often used in pies, jams, crumbles, and other desserts, as well as in elderberry wine. A handful of elderberries a day…

Daily serving size: Pour 8-12 oz of boiling water (212° F) over 1 tsp. of tea. Steep 3-4 minutes. Do not eat raw.