Organic Elderberries (dried, whole) - 2 Sizes Available

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Organic Dried Elderberries

Available in 200g and 400g

INGREDIENTS: Air dried elderberries* *Organic Certified Organic by Pro-Cert Organic

Appearance (Dry Product): Dried whole berries

Color (Dry Product): Predominantly dark purple / black

Looking to ward off evil spirits, and the common cold? Look no farther than these organic dried elderberries. Harvested for thousands of years, elderberries were believed by ancient European mystics to protection from witches, while practitioners of folk medicine believed them to be an effective treatment for colds and influenza. Let's examine why there might be some truth to this belief. (To clarify, we're talking the folk medicine, not witches!)

1. Elderberries are high in Vitamin C. According to modern food science, there are between 6-3 mg of Vitamin C per 100g of berries, which accounts for up to 60% of the recommended daily intake.

2. Elderberries are a good source of phenolic acid. A powerful antioxidant, phenolic acid helps reduce damage from oxidative stress in the body.

3. Elderberries are rich in anthocyanins. A compound that gives the fruit its characteristic dark purple-black color, anthocyanins are another strong antioxidant with anti-inflammatory effects.

We can feel the cold vanishing already! Add these flavorful dried berries to your herb and fruit blends and promote healthy living!

Rich and flavorful elderberry tea recipe:
You'll need: 2 TBSP dried elderberries, 16 oz water, ¼ tsp cinnamon powder, ½ tsp turmeric powder. Simply add all ingredients to a saucepan and bring to a boil. Simmer 15 minutes. Strain into cups and sweeten with raw honey. Enjoy!

• 3/4 cup dried elderberries
• 3 cups water
• 1 teaspoon dried cinnamon
• 1 teaspoon dried cloves or 4 whole cloves
• 1 teaspoon dried ginger
• 1 cup raw honey or agave
1. In a pot, bring the elderberries, water, cinnamon, cloves, and ginger to a boil.
2. Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer until the liquid has reduced by half, about 40-45 minutes.
3. Allow the liquid to cool, and then drain the liquid using a fine mesh strainer or cheesecloth.
4. Add the raw honey and mix well.
5. Store in an airtight glass container in the refrigerator for up to two months.


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