Botanical Name: Sambucus nigra
Elder flowers are mildly astringent when included in skin washes and are used to refine the complexion, anti-inflammatory and anti-viral studies have supported the use of this herb, especially the use of the flower.
This herb has been used by herbal practitioners to help relieve wide variety of skin conditions, such as eczema, psoriasis or acne. This herb has also been used as a local anti-inflammatory agent, studies have been published to support this use.
Contains soothing mucilages, important sterols such as sitosterol, stigmasterol and campesterol, numerous fatty acids, antioxidant tannins and flavonoids.
This herb is listed by the Council of Europe as a natural food flavouring, where there are no restrictions on the quantities used.
Our Liberty Corrective Serum contains Elder Flower and can be purchased HERE.
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