- Is a powerful antioxidant
- Lowers cholesterol
- Improves vision
- Boosts the immune system
- Improves heart health
|Elderberries - a hidden health fruit!|
Elderberry health benefits can be found in drug stores and grocery stores and even the wine store in items like:
- Elderberry cough syrup
- Elderberry extract
- Elderberry juice
- Elderberry syrup
- Elderberry tea
- Elderberry wine
- Elderberry jelly
Although elderberries are a great source for vitamins, if you are taking medication of any kind, be sure to check with your pharmacist especially if you are looking for a flu or cold remedy. It should not replace your medication without the supervision of your doctor and NEVER mix herbs with your medications or with other
|Health benefits by the bunch!|
In the NaturalElderberry plants are not actually plants, but more like a tree. My sister grows one in her backyard, but they can also be found in the wild. They typically grow where there is water nearby.
There are some cautions that come with this powerful little berry. Black elderberry extract is considered safe when used for up to five days, but it’s not known what the effects are of taking elderberry juice extract for long periods of time.
The cooked elderberry fruit is safe for consumption. But the raw and unripe fruit could cause nausea, vomiting, or severe diarrhea. Only fully ripe or cooked berries are safe so don't pick it off the tree and eat it! You should never eat the stems, unripe berries, or any other part of the elderberry plant. But don’t let fear stop you from enjoying the elderberry syrup benefits or the elderberry juice benefits; it could be just what your body needs.
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