Elderberry Syrup

$24.00

One of nature’s immune boosters, this syrup is great for soothing sore throats and fighting off colds and flus.  May Improve Cold and Flu Symptoms.

8 fl.oz.

Description

One of nature’s immune boosters, this syrup is great for soothing sore throats and fighting off colds and flus.  May Improve Cold and Flu Symptoms.

  • High in vitamin C: There are 6–35 mg of vitamin C per 100 grams of fruit, which accounts for up to 60% of the recommended daily intake.
  • High in dietary fiber: Elderberries contain 7 grams of fiber per 100 grams of fresh berries, which is over one-quarter of the recommended daily intake.
  • A good source of phenolic acids: These compounds are powerful antioxidants that can help reduce damage from oxidative stress in the body.
  • A good source of flavonols: Elderberry contains the antioxidant flavonols quercetin, kaempferol and isorhamnetin. The flowers contain up to 10 times more flavonols than the berries.
  • Rich in anthocyanins: These compounds give the fruit its characteristic dark black-purple color and are a strong antioxidant with anti-inflammatory effects.
  • Helps fight cancer: Both European and American elder have been found to have some cancer-inhibiting properties in test-tube studies.
  • Fights harmful bacteria: Elderberry has been found to inhibit the growth of bacteria like Helicobacter pylori and may improve symptoms of sinusitis and bronchitis.
  • May support the immune system: In rats, elderberry polyphenols were found to support immune defense by increasing the number of white blood cells.
  • Could protect against UV radiation: A skin product containing elderberry extract was found to have a sun protection factor (SPF) of 9.88.
  • May increase urination: Elderberry flowers were found to increase the frequency of urination and amount of salt excretion in rats.
  • May have some antidepressant properties: One study found mice fed 544 mg of elderberry extract per pound (1,200 mg per kg) had improved performance and mood markers.

Additional information

Size

6oz, 8oz