The major benefits of Elderberry remedies are:
1. Major Cold and Flu Relief
2. Sinus Infection Aid
3. Lower Blood Sugar
4. Natural Diuretic
5. Natural Laxative
6. Encourage Healthy Skin
7. Ease Allergies
8. Immune System Aid
"Looking for a natural remedy that has a very long history of medicinal use? There’s evidence that the elderberry may have been cultivated by prehistoric man. There are also recipes for elderberry-based medications dating back to Ancient Egypt. However, most historians typically trace its healing abilities back to Hippocrates, the ancient Greek known as the “father of medicine,” who described the plant as his “medicine chest” because of the wide array of health concerns it seemed to cure. (1) Whether we’re talking cavemen, ancient Egyptians or ancient Greeks, this natural remedy definitely goes way back, so it’s no wonder it’s known as one of the top antiviral herbs on the planet.
Health benefits of the elder plant include naturally improving colds, the flu, sinus issues, nerve pain, inflammation, chronic fatigue, allergies, constipation and even cancer. When used within the first 48 hours of onset of symptoms, the extract has actually been found to reduce the duration of the flu with symptoms being relieved on an average of four days earlier. During the 1995 Panama flu epidemic, the government actually employed the use of the elderberry to fight the flu.
It gets better. When it comes antioxidant power, elderberry is higher in flavonoids than blueberries, cranberries, goji berries, and blackberries."
Source, with many citations: https://draxe.com/elderberry/
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Herbal extract renowned for both overall immune strength and cold and flu comfort and healing. All the berries were wildcrafted in Oregon by Patti and Joe.
Information on this site is not intended as medical advice, but is for education only. Many historical and traditional uses and properties of herbs have not been validated by the FDA. If you have any serious health concerns, including pregnancy, you should always check with your health care practitioner before self-administering herbs.