Elderberry is a powerful antioxidant that has been used as medicine dating as far back as 400 BC. Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, referred to the Elder tree as his “Medicine Chest.” Modern day scientific research has shown that Elderberry has a preventative antiviral effect against the flu, and can also ease symptoms if taken after onset of the illness.
Elderberry has many health benefits such as:
Immune System Boosting, helping the body to fight off colds, flu and other respiratory infections.
An antioxidant that protects your body against damaging free radicals. Your body uses antioxidants as a defense system to maintain healthy cells.
Fights off harmful Inflammation and eases muscle and joint pain.
Contains high levels of flavenols, which reduce skin aging by helping to protect healthy cells from harmful free radicals that play a role in skin issues. Elderberry has also been shown to reduce inflammatory skin conditions such as acne.