Elderberry chutney, apple and elderberry punch, apple and elderberry confectionery: these are just a few of the delicacies that can be prepared with elderberries in autumn. But be careful: unripe berries and seeds of ripe berries, but also the leaves contain sambunigrin, a substance that can lead to stomach ache and diarrhea. In order for it to decompose and become harmless, the berries must always be boiled or dried.
We have selected the elderberry juice from our pool of rural recipes. It strengthens the entire immune system and has an anti-inflammatory effect due to its high flavonoid content. If you want to prepare for the cold season, it is best to drink a small glass of elderberry juice every day. Still caught a feverish cold? Warm juice, drunk as hot as possible, relieves the affliction. Juice made according to our recipe has a shelf life of six to eight months. Adding more sugar can extend the shelf life a little. Our orange addition gives the classic berry juice recipe a creative touch - and an extra portion of vitamin C.