Sambucus nigra

Flowers

Sambucus nigra

(Sambucus nigra L.)

Flowers of elderberry are famous for protecting and strengthening the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract. They also strengthen the immune system, have a diuretic effect, stabilize the blood circulation, relieve pain, and reduce skin inflammation and blood pressure. Substances that are contained in elderberry flowers include: essential oils, flavonoids and choline. Additionally, the flowers are rich in vitamins and minerals, beta-carotene, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, C, potassium, calcium, magnesium, sodium, phosphorus and sodium.

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