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Benefits of Elderberry

Benefits of Elderberry

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  • Boosts immune
  • Prevents flu, colds, coughs
  • Prevents bacterial and viral infections
  • Clears chest and nasal congestion

Elderberry (Sambucus Nigra) has been known for its health promoting benefits for centuries through North America, Europe, Western Asia and North Africa.

Not only does it taste good but elderberry is loaded with antioxidants, tannins, amino acids, carotenoids, flavonoids, sugar, rutin, viburnic acid, vitamin A, vitamin B and quite a bit of Vitamin C. Wow, no wonder its’ benefits have been known for so many years and in so many cultures.

Elderberry is reported to lower cholesterol, improve vision, improve heart health and boost immune system. Most people know elderberry for prevention of flu, colds, coughs, bacterial and viral infections. It has been studied and known that elderberry helps clear chest congestion, nasal congestion and hay fever due to the flavonoid, quercetin. All the flavonoids found in elderberry contribute to it’s therapeutic actions.

Benefits of elderberry are being investigated and rediscovered of late. Why not add this delicious berry to your arsenal of immune enhancing supplements for a healthy winter season?!