Herbal Spotlight - Elderberry

Posted by Nick Nowaczyk on

SUPPORT IMMUNE SYSTEM - Elderberry polyphenols were found to support immune defense by increasing the number of white blood cells.  White blood cells are the cells of the immune system that are involved in protecting the body against both infectious disease and foreign invaders.  

SUPER HIGH IN NUTRIENTS - Elderberries are a low calorie food packed with vitamin C, dietary fiber, and antioxidants in the form of phenolic acids, flavonols and anthocyanins. 

ANTIVIRAL COLD AND FLU PROPERTIES - Studies show that compounds from elderberries can directly inhibit the virus's entry and replication in human cells, and can help strengthen a person's immune response to the virus.  

FIGHTS HARMFUL BACTERIA - Elderberries have been found to inhibit the growth of bacteria and may improve symptoms of sinusitis and bronchitis.  

 

Found in blends like Berry Well and Herbal Cold Care 

 


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