What Are Elderberries?
Elderberries are derived from the sambucus tree, there are multiple types of elderberries that can come from these trees. The most common type is sambucus nigra, or commonly called European elderrberry or black elder. The elderberry is found over the world, from Europe to the USA.
The berries themselves are edible if they are cooked, but the most common use of these berries is in supplements and other medicinal purposes. The use of the berry can go back hundreds of years, showing just how impactful this berry has had.