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Elder Berries Whole

Elder Berries Whole

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To create a caramel brown colored bar, blend whole Elderberries into the lye water for even color distribution. They can also be sprinkled it into the soap mixture when at a light trace to create a speckled effect. Elderberry produces a light fragrant aroma.

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Technical Information

  • Botanical Name: Sambucus nigra
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  • Origin: Eastern Europe
  • Plant Part Used: The flowers (S. Canadensis) and berries (S. nigra). The leaves and stems are toxic.
  • Approx. Cups/ Lb: 5.5
  • Active Compounds: Contains vitamins A, B, and is abundant in vitamin C. Also contains potassium nitrate, flavonoids (rutin and quercetin), anthocyanins, sambucin, sambunigrin, volatile oils (0.03-0.14%), palmitic acid, chlorogenic acids.

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