Daily immune support for the whole season.
Primarily found in Europe and North America, Elderberries have long been used in traditional cultures to support immune function. Elderberry has an extensive history of being used during seasonal immune challenges. Regarded as an “Elder” plant in Native American Herbalism, Elderberry has been used collectively by many tribes as a tonic medicine and food to promote health and vitality. Elderberries have also been used as a food source for making wine, and syrup.
WHAT IS ELDERBERRY USED FOR?
Elderberry has long been proposed as being immune supportive and supports the body's natural defense.
Elderberry offers us protection against colds, flu, and other viral infections. elderberry offers us protection against colds, flu, and other viral infections. One study demonstrated elderberry’s antimicrobial effects against two strains of the influenza virus and several bacteria that are commonly responsible for secondary, or concomitant, sinus infections with the flu.
And in the case of an illness, the elderberry is immune-stimulating, diaphoretic (helps to break a fever), and anticatarrhal (decreases mucus in the respiratory passages). Studies show a lessening in the duration and severity of cold symptoms as well as the flu.
Research studies show Elderberry to have immune-modulating and antioxidant properties. Because Elderberry is high in flavonoid-rich compounds, it exerts antioxidant protection on cells. By providing antioxidant protection, Elderberry aids in protecting cellular health from free radical damage and airborne elements.