Sambucus is a genus of flowering plants in the Adoxaceae family. The various species are most commonly known as Elderberry Sambucus. The most common type, Sambucus Nigra is native to Europe but is also widely grown in other parts of the world as well. It grows up to 9 meters tall and bares bunches of white budding flowers and dark-blue, ripe Elderberries.
Traditionally, Native Americans and Egyptians used Elderberry topically for a variety of needs. Its notoriety has since become widespread and Elderberry Sambucus is now a popular supplement in the United States and Europe as well.
Elderberry is commonly known for its wealth of vitamins and antioxidants. It is known to have numerous health benefits.