Elderberries have also been used for making preserves, wines, winter cordials, and for adding flavor and color to other wines. Elder berries support immune health.* 1lb (16oz) Organic Elderberries Whole The dried fruits are less bitter than fresh. The branches and leaves are poisonous. The small stem which is sometimes left on the berry is safe. Do not consume raw. *This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. For educational purposes only.