The berrylike drupe of the elder. That of the Old World elder (Sambucus nigra) and that of the American sweet elder (S. Canadensis) are sweetish acid, and are eaten as a berry or made into wines or jellies.
the European variety of elder (see 3rd elder), a common black-fruited shrub or small tree of Europe and Asia; the fruit is used for wines and jellies.
The purple/black fruit of the elder tree, elderberries can be eaten raw but are quite sour and tart. They are better used to make jams, pies, and homemade wine. The creamy white elderberry flowers can be added to salads or batter-dipped and fried like fritters.
Is a shrub native to Europe that has been used for centuries for its numerous health benefits. The edible berries are rich in Vitamin C and get their dark color form their high anthocyanin and bioflavonoid content. They are primarly used to treat flu symptons and as an immunostimulant. Anthocyanins are special class of bioflavonoids, which offer powerfull antioxidant protection against cellular aging. The increased prpilarity of elderberry is based on research that suggests it is useful in treating cold and flu symptoms by increasing the body's immune system response.
Jam This is our preferred jam, gathered from the wild or cultivated. Strong flavored fruits are delightful in soup or as jam.
An herb (Sambucus racemosa). The elder is a common shrub bearing nutrient-dense black berries and small white flowers. Traditional use of this plant includes both the berry and the flower. Elderberry juice has a long tradition as a refreshing drink that enhances resistance and health. The berries are particularly rich in the important class of antioxidant compounds called polyphenols.
berrylike fruit of an elder used for e.g. wines and jellies
Is a powerful blood purifier and cell cleanser. It helps stimulate the cells to eliminate toxic waste. It increases blood circulation. It works as an expectorant and an anti-catarrhal action and anti-inflammatory agent. It contains vitamin A, C and bioflavonoids.
The purple-black fruit of the elder tree. Used to make jams, jellies, and the famous homemade elderberry wine--a spicy brew that can become as potent as its maker desires.
(Sambucus canadensis L.). Diarrhea, purgative, colic, external ointment and lotion, dry coryza, American Indians used inner bark for tea. Most plant parts are considered toxic.