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ElderSambucus nigraOther Names: European elder, Black elderDescription: A shrub to small tree withmasses of cream-coloredumbrella-shaped flowers andbright blue, edible berries.Part Used: FlowersAction: Diaphoretic, AntimicrobialCategory: Specific, CleanserSystems: Respiratory, Urinary, BloodTaste: Acrid, BitterEnergy: CoolPrimary Uses: Colds, Fever, Flu, SideEffects from InoculationsCaution: None notedPreparation: Infusion; Tincture; CapsulesDose: 1 cup 2-3 x daily; 1 …

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