Elder is small tree native to North America and Asia.
The delicate flowers are used in tea, alone or in combination with other herbs. Elder flowers blends well with chamomile in tea or lotions. Elder flowers are also used in syrups preparation and other beverages.
Elderflower has historically been used to address cold and flus or after a virus to assist clearing signs of heat in the respiratory system. Elder promotes sweating through it diaphoretic action.
Metaphysical Properties:Elder has long been used to ward off evil influences, curses and and harmful spells. The elder is sacred to many Mother Goddess figures due to its white flowers. If worn, it is said that elder wards off attackers of every kind. Hung in doorways and windows, it keeps evil from the house. • Flowers has been traditionally carried for protection • Place beneath the pillow to promote good sleep.• It was historically used to prevent the temptation of committing adultery.• It is used in emotional or physical healing spells.
Gender: FemininePlanet: VenusElement: WaterDeities: Holda, Venus
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