Sambucus nigra is the only variety of elderberry that is non-toxic when cooked. It is found in Europe and North America. It is traditionally used for treating flu and allergy symptoms, cough, fever and boosting respiratory health. Due to its antioxidant properties, it has also been used to lower cholesterol, improve vision, boost the immune system and fight bacterial and viral infections.
Alterative, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiviral, astringent, diaphoretic, diuretic, laxative
Price per serving cup: $0.34