Botanical ~ Elderberry, see also the Latin name: Sambucus Nigra!
Sambucus 'Eva' / 'Black Lace' - rich purple foliage, with pale pink flat heads of flowers in May-June once plant is a few years old. Can grow big, but is best kept bushy by pruning hard back to around tall each year.
Elderberry Herb - Side Effects, Uses and Benefits
Elderberry for your homestead medicine chest I juice the berries and can the juice and use it plain.
moonlightrainbow: “ colored-world: “ mabelmoments: “ fatchance: “ Deception Araila spinosa. Berries form in spherical clusters, often as large as a [soccer ball (US), football (everywhere else)].
Elderberry Blossoms, also known as Elder Flowers, symbolize kindness and humility.
design-is-fine: Ignaz Stenzel, Elderberries illustration from the work Pharmaceutisch - medizinische Botanik by Daniel Wagner, Vienna. The elder tree was considered holy in medieval Europe on account of its properties in restoring and maintaining health.
Elderberry Sambucus nigra 'Black Beauty' - Pretty black foliage can add some nice contrast to your garden.
~Sambucus nigra L. (Elder flower) ~Adoxaceae ~Traditional: infusion for cold/flu ~Phytochem: triterpenes, flavanoids, phenolic acids ~Activity/MOA: induce perspiration, antiviral by increase in inflammatory cytokine production