Elderberry syrup is one of the most effective tools in my medicine cabinet for keeping my family healthy. Elderberry syrup has proven to be among the most effective for battling viruses. Elderberry possesses an especially high rate of efficacy. Elderberries have been used for centuries to treat colds, influenza, and wounds.
Elderberry syrup scientifically confirmed to function as a natural remedy for the flu
A 2001 study published in the U.S. National Library of Medicine found that elderberry extracts are “natural remedies with antiviral properties, especially against different strains of influenza virus.” Additionally, symptoms were relieved on average four days earlier in those receiving elderberry extract compared with placebo.
This report, published in Complimentary Therapies in Medicine, found that black elderberry can substantially reduce upper respiratory symptoms.
Dried Elder Berry- wild harvest (1 pound)
Why exactly are elderberries so effective?
It is hypothesized that black elderberries may include a specific compound, which coats viruses and keeps them from penetrating and infecting healthy cells.
Scientifically Proven Elderberry Syrup Health Benefits:
- Strengthens the Immune System
- Improves Flu Symptoms
- Fights H1N1 Influenza Virus
- Treats Upper Respiratory Infections
So, the next time you have a cold or flu, ditch any pharmaceuticals and make your own black elderberry elixir.
SIMPLE ELDERBERRY TINCTURE RECIPE
1) Add 1/4 pound dried elderberries to a quart jar (Must be Sambucus nigra here)
2) Fill to top with vodka. Put lid on tight.
3) Store in a dark place and shake once every few days.
4) Let it sit for at least 30 days before you strain it.
How to use:
1 teaspoon four to five times daily during infections. Or use once a day for preventive purposes.
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