Elderberry Powder

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Elderberry is a species of small shrub in the honeysuckle family that produces hanging clusters of dark purple fruits.

The dried, powdered berries are sometimes used to make tinctures and extracts, but more commonly to make capsules, tablets and throat lozenges.

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information at a glance

approximate cups to one pound4
plant part usedberry

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore bulk elderberry powder in a sealed container in a cool, dark place.
appearance & aromaDark purple bits of dried elderberry with a fruity aroma.


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cosmeticA strong, strained infusion of elderberry can be used to add interesting highlights to hair.
culinaryUse to make jams, teas, syrups, sauces and flavored vinegars.

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[ tip: Infuse powdered elderberry and whole cinnamon sticks together when making syrups and sauces.   ~ from Monterey Bay Herb Company ]

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flavor profile


Elderberry has a tangy, bitter-sweet flavor that works well with other dried fruits and flowers.

formulas & recipes


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what else you should know


Elderberry refers to the fruit of the elder tree, a small shrub-like species in the honeysuckle family. Also known as European elder, black elder and bour tree, elderberry is native to Europe, Asia and North Africa.

For hundreds of years, elderberry has been an important botanical in European cookery and folklore. Elderberry flowers and fruit are used to produce wines, cordials and syrups, as well as teas, tinctures and various cosmetic formulations. The dried, powdered fruit may also be made into lozenges or herbal pills, or encapsulated as a dietary supplement.

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This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

please be advised: 
Before making any changes to your diet you should always consult with your doctor,
especially if you are pregnant, nursing or have existing conditions.