ELDERFLOWER & HEALTH BENEFITS
- Contains Vitamin C and protects the skin from harmful free radicals.
- Helps oxidative stress.
- Reduces cholesterol levels.
- Can help prevent cold and keep your body hydrated
- Increase urine production.
ELDERFLOWER & THE ART OF TEA
In the UK, the white frothy blossom of elderflower usually appears in late May to early June. Elderflower has long been used in traditional medicine in many different cultures over the world, because of its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. The most well-known values are for colds and flu, sinus infections and other respiratory disturbances. As a supplement, it contains diuretic and laxative properties that help relieve occasional constipation. It also has antibacterial and antiviral properties, which may also support to alleviate some allergies and boots the functioning of immune system. Furthermore, the benefit of elderflower is to help reduce pain and swelling in joints due to some forms of arthritis and is used to stop bleeding.
As an oral rinse, it uses for its antiseptic properties as a mouthwash and gargle. Another advantage of elderflower is to reduce blood sugar levels that are very similar to the way insulin works.
This therapeutic flower has traditionally been widely used for all kind of ailments. It is believed to promote perspiration which has the effect of reducing heat and inflammation in the body. It is also believed to be excellent for colds, flu and catarrh.
Taste: Floral and sweet with very subtle fruity notes.
Aroma: Heady floral aromas with honey sweetness and delicate fruity notes.
Infusion: A bright yellow cup.