(Sambucus nigra) was used by Native Americans in traditional winter season remedies. The berries and flowers are rich in flavonoids, which are believed to provide its therapeutic effects.
Recommendation: Take 2 capsules two times daily, preferably with food.
|Serving Size 2 Capsules|
|Servings Per Container 50|
|Amount Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Carbohydrate||1.00 g||0%|
|Elderberry (berry)||920.00 mg||**|
|Elderberry (flower)||230.00 mg||**|
|** Daily Value (DV) not established|
Other Ingredients: Gelatin Capsule (Gelatin, Titanium Dioxide, FD&C Blue No. 1, FD&C Yellow No. 6, FD&C Yellow No. 5, FD&C Red No. 40 (, , )), silica
Warning: Freshness & safety sealed with printed outer shrinkwrap and printed inner seal. Do not use if either seal is broken or missing.
Consult your physician prior to using this product it you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, under 18 years of age or have a medical condition, Discontinue use two weeks prior to surgery.
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The effect of a syrup made from the berries of the black elderberry on influenza has been studied in a small double-blind trial.1 People receiving an elderberry extract (four tablespoons per day for adults, two tablespoons per day for children) appeared to recover faster than did those receiving a placebo.
Elderberry has shown antiviral activity and thus may be useful for some people with common colds. Elder flowers are a traditional diaphoretic remedy for helping to break fevers and promote sweating during a cold.1, 2
Herbs that support a person's immune system in the fight against microbes and directly attack microbes include the following: barberry, echinacea, elderberry, goldenseal, licorice, Oregon grape, osha, and wild indigo.1, 2
Numerous species of elder or elderberry grow in Europe and North America. Only those with blue/black berries are medicinal. The flowers and berries are both used. Species with red berries are not medicinal.
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