When most people think of Elderberries, more often than not they think of jams, jellies or even wine. Besides being delicious however, Elderberries have had many other traditional uses. Some early recorded instances of the consumption of the berries date to ancient Greece. And the tree has been regarded as a healing and aid to prosperity in the British Isles since Celtic times
More recently, early North American pioneers prized the Elderberry for its perceived ability to ease ailments such as the common cold. Fantastic when served piping hot, but this versatile tea is also divine over ice. Berrylicious!