Immune Boosting benefits of Elderberry
Updated: Jun 23, 2020
Effective as an Immune Booster:
Sambucol Black Elderberry, nature's richest source of the flavonoids known as anthocyanins. According to the US Department of Agriculture, the highest concentration of anthocyanins are found primarily in pigments of dark blue or deep purple fruits such as the Black elderberry - nearly double the amount found in any other fruit.
The presence of these anthocyanins, give Black elderberries twice the natural antioxidant capacity of blueberries and significantly more than cranberries. All flavonoids are powerful natural antioxidants that work to protect the body's cells against the damaging effects of free radicals. But the flavonoids known as anthocyanins are thought to stimulate the body's immune system as well. Results in recent clinical studies confirm this finding, suggesting that Black Elderberries can trigger a near 45-fold increase in immune response. Sambucol, with its proprietary manufacturing process, preserves the natural potency of these unique falvonoids to help keep you healthy, especially when winter starts wearing you down.
Shown to reduce the binding of viruses to cells and their ability to multiply and spread:
Due to the high anthocyanin content, the Sambucol Black elderberry has powerful antioxiandant properties to also help inactivate viruses. The anthocyanins that occur naturally in Black elderberries are some of the most potent in the world