There are about 30 types of elder plants and trees found around the world. The European version (also known asSambucus nigra) is the one most closely tied to your health and healing. Its history dates as far back as 400 BC, and Hippocrates, the “Father of Medicine,” called the elder tree his “medicine chest.”
In folk medicine today, the elderberry is widely considered one of the world’s most healing plants.
BENEFITS :- - BOOSTS IMMUNITY.- FIGHTS COLD & FLU.- IMPROVES SKIN HEALTH & PREVENTS WRINKLES (RICH IN VITAMIN A).- IMPROVES LIVER HEALTH AS IT'S RICH IN FLAVANOIDS.- INHIBITS & TREATS COLO-RECTAL CANCERS & IMPROVES GUT HEALTH.- LOWERS BLOOD CHOLESTEROL.- REGULATES BLOOD PRESSURE (RICH IN POTASSIUM ).- OFFERS RELIEF FROM ACNE, ECZEMA & PSORIASIS INFLAMMATION. ALSO HAS ANTIOXIDANTS THAT PROTECT CELLS FROM FREE RADICALS RESPONSIBLE FOR THESE CONDITIONS. - IMPROVES KIDNEY HEALTH. - RELIEF FOR JOINT PAIN.PRECAUTIONS :-
While opinions vary on whether elderberry is helpful, most doctors believe it’s safe to have in small doses. But unripe or uncooked berries or flowers from the plant can causenausea, vomiting, anddiarrhea. Larger amounts can cause even more serious poisoning.