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Herbs & Supplements «Elder Berry Herb Supplement Information»

Many people use Elderberry as a food product for creating wines, pies, jellies, and an assortment of food products. Elderberry leaves were traditionally used for pain relief and applied to wounds to promote healing. Other traditional uses include treatment of infections, skin conditions, and coughing.

Elderberry (Sambucus nigra) is commonly used as a food product for wine, pie, and jelly. Its leaves were traditionally used for pain relief and applied to wounds to promote healing. Other traditional uses include treatment of infections, skin conditions, and coughing.

The active contituents in Elderberry include flavonoids, such as Quercetin, which are believed to be responsible for Elderberry's therapeutic effects. Elderberry, taken several times daily, appears to help flu patients to recover more rapidly. It may also be an effective anti-inflammatory that is aid in the treatment of herpes simplex (cold sores) and influenza.