Elder Berries Whole
Elderberry produces a light fragrant aroma.
Latin: Sambucus nigra
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.