Elderflower, Black Elderberry, European Elderberry, European Elder or just Elder, is an Adoxaceae, a small collection of flowering plants called the moschatel family. It has been used in traditional medicine for thousands of years dating back to ancient Egypt. Elderflower is a diuretic, laxative, antispetic, antiviral and also has anti-inflammatory properties. The flowers are known for their high antioxidant content and Vitamin C which is great for boosting your immune system.
Studies show benefits of Elderflower may include:
- Fighting flu and infection
- Improve allergies
- Helps with relaxation and feeling calm
- Promotes healthy skin and joints
- Reduce cholesterol and blood sugar levels