Sauco Elder Flowers - .40 oz
Elder flowers come from the same plant as elder berries. This herb can be brewed to make a beneficial tea that promotes good health for both the outside and the inside. In order to enjoy its benefits do not consume more than the recommended dosage.
Elder flower tea can be used to give relief to influenza (flu), sinusitis, bronchitis, diabetes, swine flu and constipation. It is also used to stop bleeding, increase sweating to reduce fever, and urine production to help the body eliminate toxic waste from the bloodstream and improve arthritis. Use Elderflower as mouthwash and gargles for colds, flu, coughs, hoarseness and shortness of breath. Apply on the skin to for pain and swelling, arthritis and rheumatism (joint pain). For allergies elder flowers thins the mucus membranes to relieve congestion and allergies.
In foods and beverages, elderflower is used as a flavoring component and in white wines to enhance the aroma of the wine and create more complexity. Elderberry has no side effects and is harmless in adequate doses. However if you have diabetes and take elderberry along with diabetes medications it can make blood sugar levels go to low. Make sure to monitor your blood sugar levels very carefully. Consult with your doctor if elderberry is good for you and if the dose of the diabetes medications you are taking need to be lowered.
Pour 1 cup of boiling water over 2 teaspoons of elder flowers to make a wonderful tea. Cover and steep for at least 3-5 minutes and then drink it hot to treat a cold.
- All Natural.
- Elder Flowers.
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- Bag Net Wt. .40 oz. (11.3g)
- Keep elderflowers stored in a dark place in an airtight glass jar.
- Warning: The use of infusions made with this herb is solely at your own risk. Consult your physician before using any herb.