Elderberry plant can help eliminate gas and help with problems brought on by constipation. It is a great herb to treat any of the gastrointestinal problems that people may suffer with. It can also protect the cardiovascular system in the body as these plants can also help with cholesterol problems.
There are a variety of elderberry plants. Strait-Lace elderberry sprout pink flowers that look like decorative tree ornaments against their dark maroon-black leaves. Black-Lace elderberry stands alone as unique. It has dark purple leaves with lemon-scented pink flowers and dark blackish-red berries. Lemon-Lace elderberry will cheer up your landscape with golden leaves and white flowers. The Black-Beauty elderberry has pink blossoms with dark purple foliage, and like the Black-Lace, will emit a delightful lemon scent.
No matter, the shape or size, these flowers and berries are an important part of alternative medicine. They contain very powerful vitamins and anti-oxidants that are used for combatting cancer. They can also help aid the immune system in fighting and preventing colds and flus.
The elderberry shrubs thrive comfortably in the sun or shade. They would make a beautiful addition to your garden if you have tall plants since these may grow beneath. They spread quite easily if you are yearning for a large hedge and require very little annual maintenance.