Benefits

Recent studies have shown that Elderberries have great benefits!
Many people consider the Elderberry Tree as one of the most powerful plants for treating and preventing colds and flu symptoms. Elderberries contain antioxidants, which can help with flu symptoms, pain, aches, and fever.

 

Colds/Flu

Antioxidants contained in Elderberries are known to fight inflammation. This may explain the reduce of flu symptoms, pain, aches, and fever seen in some studies using Elderberry.  Take Elderberry at the first signs of flu-like symptoms for best results.

 

Immune System

The antioxidants in Elderberries can also help enhance the immune response by stimulating the production of immune cells.

 

Bladder Infections

Elderberries have an anti-inflammatory and diuretic effect. This can help with bladder infections or other kidney and bladder disorders. Elderberry Juice can help flushing the bad bacteria out, while the active ingredients fight the inflammation process.

 

Allergy Relief

Anti-inflammatory properties in Elderberries can help with sneezing, itchy and watery eyes. It can also, swelling, the inflammation of the sinuses and a runny or stuffy nose.

Blood Sugar

Elderberry can help lower and regulate blood sugar levels for those who have type 2 diabetes,  as shown in a recent study. Elderberries contain two antioxidants that can help to stimulate the pancreas. This regulates the release of insulin and the blood glucose level.

 

Digestive Health

Elderberries are known as a good sources of fiber and can enhance digestion. The fiber in Elderberries can also treat other digestive issues like constipation, bloating or an upset stomach.

 

Healthy Looking Skin

Elderberries are known to increase the skin's collagen production. This can help to not only prevent, but improve wrinkles. Furthermore, they can also help to prevent distressing skin conditions like breakouts, boils, and scars.

 

Unripe Berries can cause nausea and vomiting. Boil Elderberries for a few minutes before consuming.

 

Besides the many health-promoting ingredients, Elderberries also contain toxic properties. These are especially present in the unripe berries, but can also be found in the seeds of ripe fruits.

Many people do not tolerate the consumption of raw Elderberries very well and experience discomfort such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Other people have no problems eating larger quantities of Elderberries. Once the berries are heated to a temperature above 180° Fahrenheit, the toxins disintegrate and are losing their effect.

Elderberry Recipes

Elderberries have lots of culinary uses such as Elderberry Syrup, Pies, Jams, Juices and Liqueurs. The Elderberry must be cooked to come into its own. Afterward, you will have one tasty ingredient. Are you ready for some Elderberry and Elderflowers? Try our delicious and simple recipes! Don't forget to wear an apron as the inky juices will stain clothes.

 

Where to buy:

Elderberries can be purchased at Farmers Markets, in your local health food store or online.


 

Warning - Do not take Elderberries if you are allergic.

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the safety of using Elderberry during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Autoimmune diseases, such as lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus, SLE), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), multiple sclerosis (MS), or other conditions: Elderberry might cause the immune system to become more active, which could increase the symptoms of autoimmune diseases. If you have one of these conditions, it's best to avoid using Elderberry.

This recipe and this website is not meant to be any type of a medical advice.
Black-Elderberry.com will not be held responsible for user's results, choices or actions.

Always check with your Doctor before taking supplements like Elderberry


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