Flor de Saúco - Elderflower
|Basic Preparation||No preparation is needed as this product is ready to use as is.|
Elder is a shrub or small tree in the honeysuckle family native to North America and Asia. The delicate, white flowers are used to make syrups and cordials, as well as tea, soup, wine, brandy and other beverages, such as the fruity liquor known as St. Germain.
Elder flowers are also combined with other herbs, such as chamomile, as ingredients in various hair and skin care preparations. In Russia and the Ukraine, the flowers are sold in pharmacies as a tea for dry cough.
Tincture or infuse in oil for use in lotions, creams, salved and balms.
Prepare as tea, alone or in combination with other herbs. The flowers are also used to produce syrups, cordials and other beverages.
|Taste & Aroma||
Flowers have a light but earthy flavor. Pairs well with mild herbs like chamomile and meadowsweet.
|Cuisine||English, European, Indian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, North American, West Indies|
|Handling / Storage||To be stored in a cool, dry place.|
|Shelf Life||2 Years|
|Country of Origin||
|Dietary Preferences||All Natural, Non-GMO|
|Allergen Information||None Specified|