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Elderberry - Sambucus canadensis
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● American elderberry, Sambucus canadensis, has long been used to treat many ailments, from influenza to bruising. Elderberry contains vitamin C, naturally occurring antioxidants, and flavonoids that are antiviral.
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● Elderberry plants grow to an average height of between 10 and 12 feet and are hardy in USDA zones 3 through 8, making them a widely adaptable plant for Preppers everywhere. Pollination is not absolutely necessary to set berries on the bushes but, if pollinated, elderberry plants will produce more berries, which can be used for pies, teas, wines, jellies, and jams. The fruit becomes ripe between August and September, with 12 to 15 pounds of elderberry fruit produced from a mature bush. For the best results, plant six to ten feet apart in full sun to part shade in an area that receives adequate moisture. Eating the berries fresh is not recommended, but, after cooking, the syrup can be made into many sweet treats. Elderberry plants are great for Preppers as the syrup can be made into food for eating purposes and is also medicinal—perfect for the end times.
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How to Make Elderberry Syrup

Ingredients
  • 1 cup of fresh elderberries or ½ cup if dried,
  • 3 cups of water.
Steps for Making Elderberry Syrup
  1. Put elderberries and water in a pot,
  2. Bring mixture to a boil and then reduce heat,
  3. Let simmer for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally,
  4. Mash the elderberries,
  5. Strain into an airtight jar and store in a refrigerator for up to 3 months.
*You can add a little honey for sweetness if you like.
*To take as medicine the dosage should be no more than one teaspoon per day for children and one tablespoon per day for adults.



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Great service and item packaging! April 5, 2015
Reviewer: Michele Dubois from CT United States  
Thank you so much for the wonderful Elderberry bushes that I had ordered. They were beautiful! Your company was prompt, provided wonderful packaging, good quality bushes and they arrived quickly. I have already recommended and spoke highly of your nursery to friends and family!

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