Elder {Sambucus nigra}

Also, Known As: Bourtree Elder Elder-berry Elder-flower European Elder Pipe Tree The plant called the elder is used to describe a bushy shrub-like plant that can reach a few feet in height as shrub-like forms normally do or it may be referring to a tree reaching up to fifty feet in height - the elderberries … Continue reading Elder {Sambucus nigra}

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Tea Chemistry: Health & Caffeine

Throughout tea's history, it has been associated with significant health benefits beyond its delicious taste and aroma. Modern studies indicate that these healing properties may have a scientific basis, as consumption of tea appears to: Enhancing immune function Decrease LDL cholesterol levels/increase HDL cholesterol levels Lower blood pressure Lessen risk of heart attack Lower risk … Continue reading Tea Chemistry: Health & Caffeine