Elder is one of the most healing plants in the world because it is rich in flavonoids, carotene, vitamin C.It treats fly, clogged sinuses, bronchitis, asthma and allergies. Also, it has been proved that the juice of elder improves immunity and helps in diabetes and constipation.
Tea against cough
Tea made from dried flowers of elder treats cough. The tea can be given to children, but it is important that before consult with your doctor. All you have to do is to dry the flowers on a dark, dry place and so ground keep in a jar.
Lotion for sensitive skin
The lotion of elder is very good for sensitive skin. Pour two cups of boiling water over 25 grams of dried flower of elder and cover. When cool, put it into a clean glass jar and then place it in refrigerate.Clean the face with a piece of cotton. It soothes and refreshes the delicate skin. Lotion of elder should be used for 3 days.
Juice of elder
Juice of elder is very easy to make. In 1 liter of cold water add 20 fresh flowers of elder. Let it stay in a cool place (but not in the refrigerator) for one day (24 hours). Strain, put 800 grams of sugar and the juice of 1 lemon and leave it stay for another 24 hours. Stir occasionally to dissolve the sugar. Strain through cheesecloth and pour into bottles.