Did you know that colds and flu can be treated naturally with elderberry? When we get sick, we often turn to over-the-counter medications or antibiotics, but what if there is a safer, more effective alternative? Elderberries has been used for centuries in popular medicine thanks to its enormous medicinal properties, especially to relieve cold and flu symptoms, but what does science say about it?
Studies confirm what ancient wisdom already knew: elderberry possesses anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, making it a popular ingredient in syrups for sore throats and a remedy for respiratory tract inflammation. Additionally, elderberry's rich content of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, particularly anthocyanins, aids in strengthening our immune system and combating viruses responsible for colds and flu.
In essence, elderberry supplements provide a natural boost, empowering our bodies to better defend against harmful pathogens.
Elderberry syrups from the store usually have sugar, flavorings and preservatives, so why do we want to buy that, when we can make this homemade syrup that we can also drink as a delicious medicinal soda.