Elderberry (Sambucus Nigra) is a favorite herb at CNM for building the immune system ‘boundary’ during cold and flu season. It is wonderful prevention that tastes great and can even be taken year round because of it’s nourishing properties.
Why do Black Elderberries pack such a nice punch for your immune ‘muscle’?
If you aren’t already convinced – studies demonstrate Elderberry’s powers:
A 2016 Austrian study showed that supplementation with elderberry can reduce the symptoms and duration of a cold in air travellers. Those who used elderberry 10 days before travel and up to 5 days after arriving had a noticeable reduction in symptoms as well as an average 2 day shorter duration.
There was a double-blind trial involving Elderberry during an outbreak of influenza B in Panama in 1995. Within 2 days there were significant improvements in symptoms, including fever, among 93.3% of those taking elderberry syrup. 90% of the elderberry group were completely well again within 2 – 3 days compared to 6 days in the placebo group.
You can make your own Elderberry syrup:
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