The Wisdom of Elder

August 17, 2022

The Wisdom of Elder

The popularity of elderberry has exploded in recent years. It has a long history of being revered by herbalists as an herb that supports respiratory infections like colds, sinus infections many different strains of influenzas.

Clinical research and trials have caught up with what are ancestors knew about Elder, that it shortens the duration and severity of infection. It’s comparable, if not more effective in some cases than pharmaceutical antivirals, but without the side effects! Who wouldn’t want that? This likely explains elder’s explosive popularity and why you see elder products everywhere!

While you may think you know Elder but, in this video I reveal 4 fun facts about Elder that you likely don’t know. You’ll learn different uses for other parts of the plant, some that come with some curious cautions, and you’ll learn how to prepare an Elderberry tincture in two different ways.

It’s such a delightful plant and staple in our home apothecary. I hope you enjoy this video and feel inspired to receive Elder’s medicine.

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