Elderflower, before Elder was a flower, she was a midwife. She was accused of witchcraft and burned at the stake.
Elder was so determined to help children and families, she came back to continue her work forever as Elder. When she returned she vowed to not be harmed by those who disrespect her again. To ensure that she is respected not all parts of her are edible and some parts contain toxins.
The flowers do not and they are an excellent anti-viral, reducing fevers and delivering the medicine with a sweet floral flavor.
The elderflower elixir is tinctured not just with flowers, but also with a hint of citrus zest and honey. This elixir also is great in soda waters or to top off your favorite cocktail.