- Made with Organic Elderberries.
- Supports the immune system.*
- Powerful antioxidant.*
Suitable for Vegans. Gluten Free. No artificial fillers, No Rice.
120 Vegan Capsules.
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As we age many of our bodily functions become weakened, including our immune system. By taking Elderberry Supplements, studies show that these supplements are able to act as an effective immunity booster.[1-4] As with many berries, elderberries also contain many antioxidant properties that help our body protect against heart, liver, and kidney damage caused by aging. Additional studies also show that by ingesting elderberry supplements of Sambucus ebulus the antioxidants within the supplement acted as a protective factor against not only heart diease but also helped maintain a healthy body weight by lowering lipid and glucose levels.
Suggested Use: Take 2 capsules once daily, or as directed by your qualified health care professional.
Warning: Consult a health care professional prior to use if you are pregnant or nursing, taking any medications, or have any medical conditions. Keep out of reach of children.
Store in a cool, dry place.
Certified Organic by Quality Assurance International.
What is Elderberry?
Elderberry comes under the genus Sambucus and family Adoxaceae. These are flowering plants and bear cluster of small white and cream colour blooms in late spring, followed by cluster of small black, blue black or red colour berries. The genus Sambucus are mainly found in temperate to subtropical regions. These berries are used as folk medicines by North America, Europe, and Western Africa for centuries. The most commonly found elderberry species is Sambucus nigra. Elderberry based medication recipes were found in ancient Egyptians literatures. Greeks had described these berries as ‘medicine chest’ because of wide array of health concern it seemed to cure. Apart from its medicinal value these fruits are also used for making wine and as a food flavouring. Health benefit of elderberry include naturally improving cold, flu, sinus, inflammation, fatigue, allergies and nerve pain. Elderberries contain amino acids, carotenoids, flavonoids, sugar, rutin, vitamin A and B and large amount of Vitamin C. The major flavonoids found in elderberries are quercetin and anthocyanin which are powerful antioxidants and protects cell from damages.
What are the benefits of Elderberry?
- Elderberries are excellent immune system booster The Elderberry extract has been shown to be a safe, efficient and cost effective treatment for flu and cold. A study published in the Nutrients journal reveals that the elderberry supplements can reduce the duration and symptoms of cold and flu in air travelers.
- The flavonoids presents in the elderberry extract bind to the H1N1 human influenza virus and H5N1avian influenza virus. Elderberry extract are effective in controlling influenza symptoms.
- With Elderberry’s anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties it also helps in clearing up sinus infection.
- Extracts of Elderflower stimulates glucose metabolism and the secretion of insulin and thus lowers the blood sugar level.
- Elderberry has natural diuretic effects which helps to promote the urination and bowel system.
Why take Elderberry?
Elderberry supplements serve as a convenient option for anyone looking to improve the immunity level, take precaution against cold, influenza, allergy symptoms and get rid of fatigue. Our elderberry supplement contains 125 mg of standardized elderberry organic extract powder of Sambucus nigra.
What are the Side Effects of Elderberry Ingestion?
- Raw and unripe fruit of Elderberry might cause nausea, vomiting or severe diarrhea.
- The juice or extract of elderberry shall not be consumed by a person if he or she is suffering from autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis, lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. Elderberry juice or extract might trigger the immune system to be more active and this could increase the symptoms of the auto immune diseases.
- Youdim, K. A., Martin, A., & Joseph, J. A. (2000). Incorporation of the elderberry anthocyanins by endothelial cells increases protection against oxidative stress1. Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 29(1), 51-60.
- Tiralongo, E., Wee, S. S., & Lea, R. A. (2016). Elderberry supplementation reduces cold duration and symptoms in air-travellers: A randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial. Nutrients, 8(4), 182.
- Kong, F. K. (2009). Pilot clinical study on a proprietary elderberry extract: efficacy in addressing influenza symptoms. Online Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics, 5, 32-43.
- Melzer, J., Saller, R., Schapowal, A., & Brignoli, R. (2006). Systematic Review of Clinical Data with BNO-101 (Sinupret?) in the Treatment of Sinusitis. Complementary Medicine Research, 13(2), 78-87.
- Gray, A. M., Abdel-Wahab, Y. H., & Flatt, P. R. (2000). The traditional plant treatment, Sambucus nigra (elder), exhibits insulin-like and insulin-releasing actions in vitro. The Journal of nutrition, 130(1), 15-20.
- Wright, C. I., Van-Buren, L., Kroner, C. I., & Koning, M. M. G. (2007). Herbal medicines as diuretics: a review of the scientific evidence. Journal of ethnopharmacology, 114(1), 1-31.
|* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.