Place Elderflower beneath your pillow if you have difficulty sleeping, allowing you to slumber peacefully.
If worn, elder flowers ward off attackers of every kind. Hung over door ways and windows it keeps evil from the house.
Elder flowers are used at weddings to bring good luck to the happy couple.
To bless an object or someone, scatter the leaves to the four winds in the name of the person or object to be blessed. Then scatter some more elder over the person or object itself, and it is done.
Health Properties: Diaphoretic. Anti-Catarrhal. Diuretic. Anti-inflammatory.
Elderflower has ben used in traditional medicine all over the world for its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. The most common uses are for cold and flu, sinus infections and other respiratory disturbances. Consult GP before use.
Botanical name: Sambucus Canadensis. 50g in paper sealable bag.
Gender: Feminine. Planet: Venus. Element: Water. Deities: Holda & Venus.