Elderberries are rich in flavonoids and have been used for centuries for various health conditions. During the fall, flu season is upon us – taking elderberry syrup at the first sign of sickness can prevent or significantly shorten the the time the flu lasts.
In addition to boosting immunity, elderberries also:
- Contain fiber which enhances the digestive process
- Help control weight
- Alleviate allergies and sinus pain
- Reduce blood pressure
Where can I find elderberry syrup?
You can typically find elderberry syrup from the natural section of your local grocer. Or, you can purchase dehydrated elderberries to make your own elderberry syrup. Dehydrated elderberries are typically found in the bulk herbs selection of your natural grocery store.
Please note: before taking any herbs or supplements, check with your healthcare provider for proper dosage and possible interactions with other medicine.