Elderberry is the most common type of bushes of Central Europe. It is widespread throughout Europe, Asia Minor, the Caucasus, Western Siberia, and even in North Africa. In the Alps possible to come across the middle mountain areas of 1500 m as one of the European members with a Mediterranean character.
Baza is highly resistant to frost and it is working in the penumbra, on forest clearings, and roadsides, especially in floodplain and other deciduous forests, largely occurs from lowlands to mountain ranges, correspondingly to the secondary stands at the fence on deserted places , waste ground, in homes, on clearings. It grows on fresh, humus, loose and loamy to loamy, nutrient and especially nitrogen-rich soils.
Bazová juice and fruits, as well as tea from the bark and flowers are good homemade medicines for colds. The factors of this effect are contained in fruits vitamins C and B, fruit acids, essential oils, which are also found in flowers, flavonoids, and especially coloring anthocyanins which adds color flowers and fruits. It acts as an antioxidant, it protects cell membranes from free radicals and slows down the aging process plant cells and human cells.
Essential oils with their aromakomplexom cause mild sweating and release mucus. Even when upset stomach in the home medicine successfully used elderberry tea.