Elder

Issue published January 2014

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Letter from the editor

Elder is another one of those amazing herbal powerhouses you want to have on hand for the winter months. The whole plant is medicinal but we focus on the safe and effective flowers and berries of this wonderful tree.

Elder is an incredibly useful plant with a long history of use. Having a vast multitude of actions, elder is useful for a wide array of ailments. Perhaps elder is best known for its ability to treat colds and flus but this is such a narrow view of such a broadly useful herb. Elder’s flowers and berries are the most widely known and have been used historically for thousands of years.

Articles

Elder Herbal Monograph
Elder Flower Essence
The History and Legends of Elder
Elder tea
Elderflower – Herbal Help for Winter Health!
Elderflower for Skin Care
Elderberry Fields Forever – Elderberry Oxymel
Elderberry Syrup and Cordial
Immune Boosting Tea Recipe
What Carrier Oils to Use

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