Health benefits of Elderberry
Elderberry otherwise known as Elderberry Syrup, European Elderberry, Black Elder, Sambu or Sambucus Nigra is the dark purple berry from the European elder tree. Elderberry also comes in the form of Elderberry syrup or organic dried elderberry with great health benefits. Because of its medicinal nature, Native Americans traditionally use Elderberry fruits to treat common cold, infections and influenza.
Elderberry usually in clusters of small blue-black berries, has been used throughout history for medicinal purpose. The flowers and leaves of elderberry tree have been used for inflammation, pain relief and as a laxative for constipation. Other medicinal uses and benefits of Elderberry syrup include treatments of sciatica, dental, heart and nerve pain.
Additionally, Elderberry is used to support people with HIV/AIDS, to boost the immune system and for chronic fatigue syndrome. Because of its purgative nature, some people use Elderberry for hay fever, increased urine flow and induced sweating.
Other nutritional benefit of organic dried Elderberry is that, it is high in Vitamin C and dietary fiber. Elderberry syrup is also a good source of flavonols and phenolic acids, antioxidants that protect the body cells against free radicals. Studies have shown that Elderberry can increase insulin secretion in the pancreas and improve blood glucose levels. Other researches have found that Elderberry can help fight cancer and harmful bacteria. Elderberry syrup also possesses some antidepressant properties that help people with high level of stress or depression.
Elderberry Fruit Plus Dietary Supplement from Top Health Vitamins contains pure elderberry extracts. It therefore contains vital extracts that provide all medicinal benefits of organic elderberry fruits.
Elderberry Fruit Extract (Standardized 5% Flavonoids) 325mg, Elderberry Fruit Extract (5:1) 275mg.
Inactive ingredients: Cellulose (Vegetable Capsule), Rice Flour and Magnesium Stearate.
As a nutritional supplement, take one (1) veggie capsule of Elderberry Fruit Plus twice a day. For best results and benefits of Elderberry, take 20–30 minutes before a meal with an 8 oz. glass of water or as directed by your healthcare professional.
Do not exceed recommended dose and for expiration date: see bottom of bottle. Pregnant or nursing mothers, children under the age of 18 should consult their healthcare profession before taking Elderberry syrup. Individuals with a known medical condition should consult a physician before using this or any dietary supplement.
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