What have people in Europe and American been consuming for over 2000 years? Elderberries!
What can be made into jams, jellies, wines, syrups, tinctures, and a number of other creations? Elderberries!
Elderberry has a long, rich, and varied history of medicinal use. Native Americans, Greco-Romans, and peoples and cultures in between have prized elderberry and the various foods and medicines they made from it. Hippocrates once exclaimed about it, “This plant of God heals everything that it touches!”
There is a tremendous amount of research on elderberries, showing that elderberry syrup is as effective as Tamiflu, that it reduces the severity and shortens the duration of the flu, and so much else. So, not only is this traditional food and medicine good for you, it is good tasting as well!