Elderflower Tincture | Sambucas nigra flos

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Elderflower Tincture

£8.00 100ml       

Elderflower Tincture (Sambucas nigra flos)

Tincture of Elderflowers (Sambucas nigra flos) 1:3 25%

Sambucas nigra flos, organic grain alcohol

Daily adult dose 6 - 12ml three times a day, unless otherwise directed.

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Sambucus Nigra

Common name: Elder, Elderberry, European Elder

Family: Caprifoliaceae

Parts used: Flowers

Habitat: Native to UK and Europe and grows wild in cooler climates.

History /Folklore/Taste/Energetics: Bitter and sour. 

Constituents: Flavonoids, phenolic acids, triterpenes, volatile oils, sterols

Actions: Diaphoretic, Anti-inflammatory, Diuretic, Anti-catarrhal, Mild Nervine

Traditional and current uses

• Effective in reducing mucus, so aids in sinusitis, lung congestion and colds. 

• Fever

• Regulates extremes in bowel movements, mild laxative and helps with diarrhoea

• Hayfever and other respiratory allergies

• Candida

•  Anxiety

Disclaimer: The information on this website is provided for educational use only, and is not intended as a replacement for the services of a qualified medical herbalist, doctor or licensed health practitioner. The information contained herein is not diagnostic, always consult a medical health professional before embarking on a treatment programme. Urban Fringe Dispensary disclaims any liability, loss, injury or damage incurred as a consequence of the use and application of the advice given herein.

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