Botanical Name: Sambucus nigra Extraction: 1:4 Dried Fruit Alcohol Percent: 45% - 55%
Elder is a perennial shrub that is native to Europe, northern Africa, parts of Asia, as well as North America. The elder can be found growing along hedgerows, forest perimeters, and in gardens as an ornamental. A member of the Caprifoliaceae family, elder has hollow young stems, pinnate leaflets, and panicles of white flowers ripening into dark, black berries.
The elder berry has an extensive history of use and folklore in traditional healing practices around the world. Elder berries have also been used for making preserves, wines, and winter cordials. Typically, elder berries are employed for their wellness supporting benefits, especially during the winter months. Elder berry supports immune health to help you stay feeling your best and supports the body’s immune defenses to stay feeling healthy.*
Our current offering of elder berry tincture comes to us from certified organic stands of Sambucus nigra. Dried berries are macerated in organic alcohol by our expert team to create an effective extract. Elder berry extract is dark in color and tastes sweet. It can be blended with other extracts to create a wide range of formulations, such as with propolis extract or echinacea extract. Try adding elder berry tincture to culinary recipes such as smoothies, oatmeal, mocktails, herbal teas, and syrups. This extract can also simply be taken directly on the tongue or in water.
Ingredients Organic grain alcohol, distilled water, and organic elder berries.
Packaging & Shipping • 1 oz., 2 oz., and 4 oz. extracts come in amber glass bottles with a dropper. • 8 oz. and 16 oz. sizes come in amber glass bottles with a plastic screw cap and do not include a dropper. • 32 oz. extracts come in plastic bottles with a plastic screw cap.
Please note: All bulk sizes of 8 oz. and larger are produced to order. Please allow an additional three days for processing.
The raw fruit contains a component sambunigrin which may cause vomiting and severe diarrhea if ingested. We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. For educational purposes only.