Elderberry

Overview

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SOURCE
California, USA
FORM
Sambucus Nigra
FOUND IN
Europe and North America

Fast Fact

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Elderberries are the fruit of the Sambucus tree. Native Americans and European herbalists have long used elderberries for their supposed range of health benefits.

Especially Important For

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People trying to boost their immune system during the cold and flu season.*

Benefits

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Cold and flu buster*
Healthy skin promoter*
Inflammation reducer*
Digestion enhancer*
Heart health supporter*

Why it's important for immunity

Elderberries are packed with antioxidants and vitamins that will boost your immune system. This can help reduce inflammation, decrease stress, and even help protect your heart.* Many experts recommend Elderberry to help prevent and ease cold and flu symptoms.


Evidence-based claims, or bust

NUTRIENTS JOURNAL

Elderberry Supplementation Reduces Cold Duration and Symptoms in Air-Travellers: A Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial.

JOURNAL OF PHARMACOLOGY AND PHARMACOKINETICS

Pilot clinical study on a proprietary elderberry extract: Efficacy in addressing influenza symptoms.

JOURNAL OF FUNCTIONAL FOODS

Advanced Research on the Antioxidant and Health Benefit of Elderberry (Sambucus Nigra) in Food.

CZECH JOURNAL OF FOOD SCIENCES

Antioxidant Activity in Variously Prepared Elderberry Foods and Supplements.

THE HERB SOCIETY OF AMERICA

Essential Facts for Elderberry.

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