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A – Z of Herbal Remedies

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Elderflower, Elder Remedies

Other Names: Black Elder, Elderberry, Black-berried Alder, European Elder, Common Elder, Boor Tree, Elder, Bountry, Ellanwood, Ellhorn, Sambucus Nigra
Traditional Usages: Common Cold, Influenza, Winter Chills, Nasal Catarrh, Sinusitis, Diarrhea, Pain, Hay Fever, Rheumatism, Eye and Skin Lotions, Wounds, Scalds, Burns
Resources: Europe, Asia, North Africa, Iran, Western Asia, North America
Parts Used: Flowers, Berries, Bark, Leaves, Roots
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy. The leaves and stem contain cyanide and should not be ingested.


Elderflower - Herbal remedy for Sinusitis: Elderflower is excellent for catarrh and sinusitis. This herb reduces symptoms and promotes healing.  Take 2-4 millilitres of elderflower tincture three times a day.

Elderflower -  Herbal remedy for Colds: Elderflower is excellent for colds. Take 2-4 millilitres of elderflower tincture three times a day.

Elderflower - Herbal remedy for Hay Fever: Elderflower is excellent for hay fever. Take 2-4 millilitres of elderflower tincture three times a day.


Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies
   

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