The elderberry is one of the most common shrubs in Europe. The elderberry tree or tree can grow up to 11 m high. Its small, black fruits, which are better known as elderberries, mature in September and can then be harvested and used.
The elderberry juice and tea from the bark or from the elderflower Are considered natural remedies for colds, kidney and bladder problems. They are still used as a good fortifying agent in cardiovascular and heart problems. Many studies show that elderberry extracts are an effective remedy for influenza.
The science proves again and again that elder people fight the cancer cells
Elderberry in the house pharmacy
The plant contains health-promoting essential oils that have a sweat and mucolytic function. Gastrointestinal problems are successfully combated with holmens by house medicine.
The elderberry oil is extracted from the elderberries by cold pressing.
The finished product finds use in cosmetics, pharmacy and medicine.
Researchers observe that the migrating birds eat abundant ripe elderberries before their departure
The elderberry is versatile. Taste the homemade elderberry hazelnut ice cream!
Elderberry as dye
The natural dye Sambicyanin, which is contained in the berries, was used earlier for the dyeing of hair and leather. The dark elderberry juice used to have a stronger red wine color. In our modern age, where many people prefer the natural and the healthy, this food color is gaining in value. As a coloring agent, the elderberry is used in the production of sweets and dairy products. Except in the food industry, the elderberry dye finds a relatively broad application also in the production of textiles.
With the organic elderberry color you can let your imagination run wild
The elderberry and its healing power
Surprise your guests with a homemade and wholesome elderberry liqueur
Jam, diluted with water, extinguishes the thirst and lends vitality
Elderberry as food
Since the elderberry is slightly poisonous, you should be careful with the raw consumption. Nausea and vomiting are not excluded. The better idea is to make aromatic syrups, jellies and jam from the mature elderberries.
With the elderberry jelly, the snacking of sweets can be health promoting
At the end of August the elderberries begin to mature. For the syrup you only need ripe fruit. In glass jars, layer elderberries and sugar. Finish with the sugar and store for 3 weeks dark and dry. With the help of a sieve and funnel fill a few bottles and ensure a dark storage time.