Elderflower

(3 customer reviews)

Our wild elderflower has a delightful aroma with slight sweet closing notes and is foraged at 2,200m above sea level from the forest of Odzun, in the Lori region of Armenia, by hand. Compared to standard elderflower, our elderflower is more pungent in aroma and more delicate in taste, due to altitude and purer growing conditions.

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Description

The name ‘elder’ is derived from the Anglo-Saxon word ‘æld’, meaning fire as the hollow stems of young branches would be used to encourage fires. Elderflower is native to Europe, Northern Africa, and Western and Central Asia, with a long history of traditional medicinal use among European herbalists, documented in the writings of Hippocrates, Dioscorides, and Pliny the Elder. Medieval Armenian herbalists would use elderflower as a remedy for treating cold and flu symptoms, as well as improving immunity during the sickness. At present, elderflower is used in traditional medicine as an herbal remedy for the treatment and prevention of upper respiratory tract infections and other symptoms associated with colds and the flu.

Our wild elderflower is harvested 2,200m above sea level from the forest of Odzun, in the Lori region of Armenia, by hand. Compared to standard elderflower, our elderflower is more pungent, due to altitude and purer growing conditions, and has a delightful aroma with slight sweet closing notes.

Elderflower tisane may be drunk hot or ice cold, and may be used in cocktails, mocktails and recipes. Find the recipe for our stunning Elderflower O’Clock mocktail here.

Choose from the following options*:

  • Nazani Tea Caddy (45g) makes approx. 30 cups – £17.95 £14.36 (2017)
  • Nazani Tea Caddy (75g) makes approx. 50 cups – £17.95 (2018)
  • Caddy Refill Pouch (45g) makes approx. 30 cups – £14.95 £11.96 (2017)
  • Caddy Refill Pouch (75g) makes approx. 50 cups – £14.95 (2018)

Catering pouches are also available**:

  • Small Catering Pouch (250g) makes approx. 83 servings – POA
  • Medium Catering Pouch (500g) makes approx. 167 servings – POA
  • Large Catering Pouch (1kg) makes approx. 333 servings – POA

*Estimations are based on drinking the traditional Armenian way, where one portion will give you at least two cups – just refill with 100°C water and steep for two minutes longer than the original brew time.

**Based on servings.

Please note the pouches are not airtight, and therefore once opened, your tisane should be transferred to an airtight caddy or storage jar in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and strong odours. We do not recommend glass, plastic and paper containers. Any noted health benefits of our herbal infusions are from traditional medicine and should not be used to prevent or cure any disease.

Consult a GP if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or have any other health concerns.

Additional Info

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Ingredients

100% Wild Elderflower

Harvest Date

July 2017, May – June 2018

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Brewing Instructions

Use 3g for every 200ml of 100°C spring water and brew for 5 minutes

Infusions

One portion will give you at least two cups

Tasting Notes

Flowery and delicate sweet notes

Health Benefits

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Reviews (3)

3 reviews for Elderflower

  1. Ari R

    As I don’t drink alcohol I felt a bit left out when everyone was having Pimms. My host made me a chilled drink with this instead and it tasted fantastic. Didn’t feel sad and got myself a couple pouches.

  2. Sarah Pearson

    Never tried Elderflower tea but now I can’t stop drinking this amazing tea. Great warm or cold so it’s all year round drink. Am big fan now.

  3. Melissa Cowell

    This is personally my favourite! The smell is immediately noticeable and I drink it alone during evenings to relax or with the company of friends to have a nice herbal tea for guests when they visit.

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