Supports your immune system and increases resistance to winter ailments.
Black elderberries are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Since ancient times, its flowers and bark have been used in traditional medicine as a wintertime remedy to promotes immune system activity and soothe seasonal cold symptoms. More recently, studies have shown that elderberry flowers, rich in polyphenols, also have anti-inflammatory properties and can alter the way the immune system works. The flowers also act as decongestants, helping you breathe easier during minor respiratory ailments.
DID YOU KNOW ?
The black elderberry’s Latin name (Sambucus nigra) takes its name from the Greek word “sambûke”, or flute, referring to the flutes that Greek shepherds carved from elder wood.
CONTRAINDICATIONS AND WARNINGS:
Few side effects have been reported after consuming elderberry. However, as a precautionary measure, it is not recommended for young children or pregnant people. Black elderberry also should not be consumed by anyone who has an autoimmune disorder or is taking immunosuppressants.