Elder, Sambucus nigra L. ssp. canadensis (L.)

Elder is referred to time and again as “the medicine chest for the country people”, alluding to its wide-ranging medicinal actions and ready availability. In the 4th century B.C.E., Hippocrates recommended elderberry for a wide variety of complaints (Johnson et al., 2010). The flowers, berries and leaves are harvested and used dried for tea or … More Elder, Sambucus nigra L. ssp. canadensis (L.)