Frequently asked questions

Why is elderberry classified as a "superfruit"?

Elderberry is high in Nutrients, Minerals, Fiber, Phenolics, Flavonols, and Anthocyanins. Please view the U.S.D.A. ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) Chart shown below to compare Elderberries to other fruit like Cranberries, Blueberries, Strawberries, etc.

What does elderberries taste like?

Elderberry has been described as a cross of grape, raspberry, and blueberry flavors mixed together. It makes a great drink mixer (lemon seltzer, elderberry syrup, vodka), creates a wonderful salad dressing, cranberry sauce substitute, pie, jam or jelly, muffins etc.

What nutrients are in elderberries?

Elderberries are high in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Pantothenic Acid, and Vitamin B17. For minerals, Elderberries are high in Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper, and Selenium. Over one quarter of the recommended daily fiber intake is in just 100 grams of elderberries. Elderberries are a good source of Phenolics and Flavonols and are rich in Anthocyanins. Our recommended resources are the following: NutritionData - Elderberries, Raw Nutrition Facts & Calories Please read disclaimer at the bottom of the page.

Disclaimer: Elderberry Springs Farm’s website offers information designed for educating people on elderberries and elderflowers. You should not rely on any information on this site as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or as a substitute for, professional counseling care, advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  If you have any concerns or questions about your health, you should always consult with a physician or other health-care professional.