Elderberries (Sambucus nigra)
A herbal food supplement
Sambucus nigra fructus
Elder, Elderberry, Black elder, European black elderberry
A common flavouring to many drinks, this plant can grow in many habitats- both wet and dry.
The loose dried berries.
100g / 500g Pouch. Not currently available to customers in the EU.
Vegetarians and vegans.
Infusion: 1 teaspoons of herb to a cup of cold water. Pour boiling water over the herb and leave to infuse for 5 to 10 minutes. Flavour with lemon, ginger or honey if desired. Drink 3 times a day unless otherwise told by a medical herbalist.
This herb is considered safe in food amounts. Do not take if you are allergic to this plant or other members of this plant's family (Caprifoliaceae). Not all herbs are suitable in pregnancy, breastfeeding or for young children, or if you are unwell, have health concerns or an ongoing illness. If in doubt, please ask us, your medical herbalist or healthcare practitioner. If you are taking any medication, please speak to your healthcare practitioner before using this product. Discontinue use and consult a doctor if adverse reactions occur. This product should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet or lifestyle. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
Elderflowers and elderberries are common ingredients used in cordials, syrups and teas.
Elderberries are also ingredients in our Napiers Wild Elderberry Elixir, Napiers Echinacea & Elderberry Syrup and Napiers Echinacea & Elderberry Throat Spray, popular herbal food supplements used to support immune health during the winter months.
If you are interested in the medicinal use of this herb please consult a herbalist. Herbs are generally used at medicinal strength, in blends, prescribed for each unique patient's condition
Keep sealed in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children.