shaman at pennswoods.net
Tue Feb 22 14:14:37 EST 2005
Don't forget that cherries, just about any kind - wild or orchard - can
relieve gout pain.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Fruth" <jfruth at uslink.net>
To: <gardendiva at charter.net>
Cc: <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Monday, February 21, 2005 5:23 AM
Subject: [NAFEX] Elderberries
> I cannot imagine where anyone would find elderberries at any time of
> year. They are not a desired item at farmers' markets. You'd have to
> someone who raises them. I raise them but My plants have only given me
> their first crop so we only had enough to make three pints of jelly - I
> 15 multi-stemmed, 8' high plants. Had I known they spread via rhizomes, I
> might not have planted any. I scattered the plants so the birds wouldn't
> have a 'one-stop-shopping-center' and they are starting to become a
> nusiance. If I didn't have sciatica, I'd be seriously thinking about
> grubbing them out before they get totally out of hand.
> The 'book' says that one mature elderberry plant should produce 25 lbs.
> of fruit. I don't know if I believe that but, should it ever come close
> that, I'll be applying Round-Up to most of them.
> BTW, re relieving sciatic pain, it doesn't work 100% but it helps.
> I tried eating a spoonful of raw berries and decided I'll definitely use
> jelly hereafter.
> Jim Fruth
> Pequot Lakes, MN
> Jim Fruth wrote:
> > When the subject was elderberries, a week or so ago, someone chimed
> > saying that a dose of elderberries, raw or cooked, relieves sciatic
> > I
> > tried it and to whomever said it, "Thanks, it works."
> Wow! That's great. My husband suffers from sciatic pain, and I'd be
> interested in getting elderberries for him. Where can I find them this
> of year? Obviously, I'll be planting some this spring.
> Doreen Howard
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