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Elderberry (Sambucus Nigra) refers to the fruit of the elder tree, a flowering plant native to Europe, North America, and certain parts of Asia. The Elderberry fruit is small, dark purple-black in color, and grows in clusters on the elder tree. It has a sweet and tangy flavor and is commonly used to make syrups, preserves, and wine.

Elderberry has been used for centuries in traditional medicine for its potential health benefits and culinary purposes. Traditional uses include the common cold, coughs, nasal congestion, feverish conditions, the flu, and as a diuretic.

Elderberry tincture with berries in the background

Elderberries are rich in antioxidants, triterpenes, vitamins, and minerals. Flavonols like quercetin and kaempferol are mast cell stabilizers and provide antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity. The triterpenes ursolic and oleanolic acids have been studied for their antimicrobial properties.

Elderberry has been shown in scientific studies to:

Elderberry tincture combines a potent dose of elderberry PLUS Japanese Honeysuckle and Reishi Mushroom. (For more details about Reishi, see Reishi Supplement info) It’s perfect for supporting the immune response during cold and flu season.

It can be challenging to find clean, quality supplements out there. We put in the effort to make our supplements meet the high-quality standards our patients expect from us, ensuring you have the best on the market. To find our recommended product, visit The Wellness Way Store.Elderberry tincture bottleThe human body is like a finely tuned Swiss watch, with each gear (organ system) affecting all the others. For more information or to get tested, contact a Wellness Way clinic. We’ll help you understand how your body is currently functioning and the best ways to support it!

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. For educational purposes only.


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