The properties of elderberries
Elderberry Extra Jam
The elderberry is a lush plant that grows wild along the banks of ditches. Its berries, which are black and smooth when ripe, are picked by hand and taken to the workshop for processing that day. The jam is excellent on bread for a healthy and genuine breakfast and as an ingredient for tarts. It is ideal with mature cheeses such as Grana Padano, Parmigiano Reggiano and all hard cheeses.
Curiosity: The elderberry has very interesting properties. It is very rich in vitamins, including vitamin C and vitamin A, and mineral salts. It can therefore be taken as a real natural supplement. It is also a good source of flavonoids, antioxidants. Elderberry is known to be a diuretic, digestive and laxative, drawing water from the intestines and making them more regular. It also has anti-inflammatory and anti-rheumatic properties and helps eliminate excess uric acid in the body.
Thanks to its ability to promote sweating, elderberry is also a good purifying remedy that helps eliminate toxins. It is also very useful in cases of respiratory tract problems, where it helps to flush out the mucous membranes and fluidify and expel excess mucus. Elderberry also improves blood circulation.