Elder Flowers

Regular price $7.00

Elder flowers, derived from the elder tree (Sambucus nigra), have been used in traditional medicine across many cultures primarily for their anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties. Here are some of the key benefits of using elder flowers:

  • Respiratory Health: Elder flowers are particularly valued for their ability to alleviate symptoms of colds and flu. They may help reduce nasal congestion, soothe sore throats, and relieve sinus infections.
  • Anti-inflammatory Properties: These flowers possess anti-inflammatory effects that can help reduce swelling and pain in conditions like sinusitis, arthritis, and other inflammatory ailments.
  • Diuretic Effects: Elder flowers are also known for their diuretic properties, which can help in flushing out excess fluids from the body and improving kidney function.
  • Antioxidant Properties: They contain high levels of antioxidants, which help protect cells from oxidative stress and may reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
  • Immune System Support: The immune-boosting properties of elder flowers make them a popular choice for supporting the body's defense mechanisms against pathogens.
  • Skin Health: Due to their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, elder flowers are sometimes used in skincare products to improve complexion, reduce wrinkles, and provide an anti-aging effect.