Elder — also known as Sambucus nigra —originated in Europe and belongs to the Adoxaceae family. The elder plant is part of deeply rooted customs for both Europeans and Native Americans. As part of a European tradition, an offering for all medicinal plants was made to the Elder Mother.
Organic elderberries’ slightly sweet yet tangy flavor is berry delicious prepared into jams, syrups, and wines and baked into pastries and pies.
Black-berried European Elder, Boor Tree, European Elder, German Elder