Elderberry is a species complex of flowering plants in the family Caprifoliaceae this is an old family classification and was moved to the family Adoxaceae-adoxas. native to most of Europe.Common names include elder, Sambucus nigra , black elder, European elder, European elderberry and European black elderberry.It grows in a variety of conditions including both wet and dry fertile soils, primarily in sunny locations.
Elderberries contain organic pigments, tannin, amino acids, carotenoids, flavonoids, sugar, rutin, viburnic acid, vitaman A and B and a large amount of vitamin C. They are also mildly laxative, a diuretic, and diaphoretic. Flavonoids, including quercetin, are believed to account for the therapeutic actions of the elderberry flowers and berries.Elderberry Sambucus pigment containing glucoside (sambicyanin), anthocyanidin glucoside (cyanidol glucoside), also a hydrogen containing amino acid (iridoid glucoside), morroniside (morroniside).High-performance liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry have been used to identify individual anthocyanins, which give the berry its color.
Elder flowers and berries are used for its antioxidant activity, to lower cholesterol, improve vision, boost the immune system, improve heart health and for coughs, colds, flu, bacterial and viral infections and tonsillitis. Elderberry juice was used to treat a flu epidemic in Panama in 1995.In folk medicine, the flowers have been used for their diuretic and laxative properties and as an astringent.It is known to boost immune function and help fight off viruses, which makes it an ideal treatment for illnesses such as colds and flu.The most important weapon against influenza that can add to herbal arsenal is elderberry extract.The extracts are also used to flavor foods as well as alcoholic beverages.
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Packing & Storage：
Pack in paper-drums and two plastic-bags inside. Net Weight: 25kgs/paper-drum.
1kg-5kgs plastic bag inside with aluminum foil bag outside. Net Weight: 20kgs-25kgs/paper-drum.
Store in a well-closed container away from moisture and light.
2 years if sealed and store away from direct sun light.
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