Elder - (Sambucus nigra)


Elder Herb Elder Herb

This herb is also known as Black Elder, Bourtree and Elderberry.
The flowers are white and appears between April and July. They look like stars and they are all together in groups. The berries are blackish-purple and can be used in jellies, pies and wine. The plant can grow up to 33 feet tall.
Harvest the flowers before the plant begins to blossom.

Magically elder is used for exorcism, health, hex-breaking, prosperity and protection.

Parts used: Bark, flowers, fruits, leaves.

Don't eat the berries unless they are cooked since the plant is toxic.

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