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The elderberry is a black berry found on bushes in Europe and Asia. The berries are made into wine, jam and syrups. Elder is a Saxon word for "fire". Young branches were hollowed out to make whistles and pipes. The berries are also used to soothe the throat during colds. The flowers are used in make-up to disguise eye wrinkles.
Category: Fruit
In Season: Summer Autumn
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Hard to buy in Australia.
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Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

Cold and Flus
High Blood Cholesterol
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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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