Elderberry

Sambucus nigra

Part of Plant: Berry

Essential Constituents: Rutin

Properties: Antiviral

Organ System(s): Respiratory

Immune System: Elderberries have a high concentration of rutin, an antioxidant that helps boost the immune system by preventing and inhibiting antiviral activity in the body.

Use: Herba Tea, Supplements, Extracts, Essential Oils, Syrups

Quick Summary

Elderberry is a respected berry due to its immune boosting effects. Molecules in elderberry can inhibit the activity of many different strains on virus’.

Elderberry has a tart and tangy taste.

Precautions: Consult with a healthcare professional before using these herbal products, especially if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

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Prevention is key!