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Elderberry Extract

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Liquid extract of Elderberry
and Red Raspberry leaf for
winter health

Four fluid ounces

Product: #5121


Elderberry Extract

The flowers and berries of Sambucus nigra (elder) are important traditional remedies for supporting overall health, particularly in the winter months. Clinical research supports the historical use of elderberry. The flavonoids known as anthocyanidins in elderberry and tannins in red raspberry leaf are believed to account for their activity. Red raspberry leaf may be especially helpful for supporting normal intestinal function.

  • The flowers and berries of Sambucus nigra (elder) are important traditional remedies for supporting healthy immune system function, particularly in the winter months. Clinical research supports this historical use of elder. (Phytother Res 2010;24:1-8).
  • Elderberry extract inhibits hemagglutinin activity and replication of several viral strains of influenza (J Altern Complement Med 1995;1:361-9; BMC Complement Altern Med 2011;11:16; Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 2012;76:1633-8).
  • Human studies in Norway and Israel attest to the effectiveness of Elderberry extract in the winter months (J Int Med Res 2004;32: 132-40; J Altern Complement Med 1995;1:361-9).
  • Red raspberry leaf is high in tannins and has a long history of traditional use for intestinal health.

Suggested use for adults: One to two teaspoons in water per day, or as directed.

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