Boosting the Immune System with Elderberries

Posted on March 4, 2020 5:01 am

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For many of our European ancestral societies, the elder tree was sacred due to a spirit or goddess living inside the tree.  Elder Mother as she was known by some had the ability to protect or to harm.  If the goddess was treated well through offerings and prayer she would protect the people near-by making it a good choice of tree to be planted near dwellings.  To use any part of the elder tree you were required to make an offering while kneeling with a bowed head and speaking the following; ‘Lady Ellhorn, give me of thy wood, And I