These delicious, colorful, and bright berries come from the elder tree. These tangy berries are often used to make a delicious cup of tea to help support your health year round.
Elder - also known as Sambucus nigra - originated in Europe and belongs to the Adoxaceae family. The elder plant is part of deeply rooted customs for both Europeans and Native Americans. As part of a European tradition, an offering for all medicinal plants was made to the Elder Mother.
Organic elderberries' slightly sweet yet tangy flavor is berry delicious prepared into jams, syrups, and wines and baked into pastries and pies. Make your own elderberry syrup with our certified organic elderberries and enjoy as a daily wellness shot for an additional boost to your health routine year-round.
Pour 8-12 oz of boiling water (212° F) over 1-2 tsp. of tea. Steep 3-4 minutes. Do not eat raw.
Black-berried European Elder, Boor Tree, European Elder, German Elder