Elder with honey is a time-honored household remedy with all natural ingredients, such as elder berry juice 60%, honey, fruit sugar and elderflowers.
Characteristics of elder
The black elder contains lots of bioactive substances such as fibres, tannins and dyes. The dye sambucyanin, which belongs to the flavonoides, is medically very valuable. He is supposed to prevent heart and circulatory diseases.
Elder is also taken to help purification. The acid content is very low, so the agreeability for people with an acid sensibility is very high. It also contains numerous vitamins, which are stabilized by tannic acid. The pressed juice is especially high in vitamin C and has plenty of free amino acids (5-8 g/l).