Elderberry is a versatile berry fruit. elderberry has vast health benefits from supporting the immune system to treatment of cold and flu.
Elderberry is harvested from the ancient Sambucus elder tree. Elderberries and elderflowers have been a great source of plant-based nutrition and medicine forever.
But Today we will discuss what does elderberries do?
for many years berries are used as very healthy fruit. when we look at the composition of berry fruits you can notice they are rich in antioxidant.
Antioxidant Properties of Elderberry
Antioxidants are natural substance found in most of berries. these substance is very helpful in reducing cell damage. Anthocyanins are flavonoids that found in elderberry. these flavonoids produces antioxidant substance. These antioxidants are found in many fruits including elderberry fruits and few vegetables. They are also available as dietary supplements. Elderberry is one of the greatest source of these antioxidant substance.
High Concentration of Vitamins
Vitamins and Minerals are natural compound that human body needs to perform various biological process. as its name suggest it is vital to human body. Elderberry is packed with many important vitamins. Elderberries are found to have high concentration of such vitamins.
Working of Substance and Natural Compound
Combination of antioxidant substances and high in important vitamins gives elderberry anti-inflammatory and anti-viral properties. These will reduce inflammation and protect your heart. Vitamin C promotes immune system and vitamin A reduce inflammation.
Does Elderberry Work ?
There was a study published in journal of internal medicine research. these study states that "those who started taking elderberry extract during the onset of traditional flu symptoms saw their symptoms end four days earlier than those taking a placebo"
A study published in Complimentary Therapies in Medicine found that elderberry may help reduce upper respiratory symptoms during a cold or flu.
Elderberry are also helpful in naturally improving allergies, constipation, sinus problems, chronic fatigue and even cancer. but there are no supporting professional research for the same.
Though Elderberry is found to be safe in limited dosage but we recommend take advice of your doctor before using elderberry supplements.
In old times, Elderberry plant is cultivated for its medicinal properties and used to treat a variety of conditions.
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