Since ancient times, black elderberry juice extract has been used as a homeopathic remedy for flu, colds, coughs and respiratory infections. It is wonderfully effective in immune-boosting and prevention. It is the only elderberry extract that contains a unique anti-viral compound called Anti-Viren, as well as antioxidant flavonoids, which enhance the immune system by blocking the mechanism by which viruses penetrate the host cells. It has been involved in many favorable clinical studies; data showing that it cuts complete recovery time in half, reduces symptoms, and works in nearly 90% of all cases. It is a very safe product, and in it's liquid form, quite easy to ensure effective cold and flu prevention. It has no contraindications with any known products or medications, and although all research has been extremely positive, it has not yet been evaluated by the FDA.
Among the things noted in the literature concerning the fruit of the elder tree are the identification of its high albumin content, its richness in vitamins B1, B2, B6, calcium, phosphorus, and certain bioflavonoids in high concentrations.
Unfortunetly, vitamin water's name is dneicvieg since it contains hardly any vitamins. It basically is just sugar water, but if you like it, it'll cause no harm. It is yummy.Since you're healthy, you probably don't need any added vitamins. If you eat a balanced diet containing enough fruits, veggies, meat, dairy, and grains you're probably getting in all your vitamins. You can ask your doctor if you have any doubts.
Since I've been giving my 2 kids the black elderberry juice they have not had any secondary infections, like ear or sinus infections. So no need for doctor's visits or antibiotics. They have had colds but they havn't turned into anything that I needed to go to the doctor for. I love the product!
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Asked on: January 18, 2013 Question: Its infaction hear ?
00A: Elderberry Extract is a safe and healthy product known to help prevent and shorten the life of cold, flu and respiratory infections.
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Asked on: July 29, 2013 Question: Will this prevent sinus infections and upper respiratory tract Infections? I have bronchial asthma and am very sensitive to hot cold humid weather and very cold weather causing these infections mentioned above several times a year. Can elderberry be takenwith echinaforce and can echinaforce be taken all winter or only for I have heard?
00A: Current folk or traditional uses of elderberry and elder flower include flu, colds, fevers, constipation, and sinus infections. Studies have shown that a standardized elderberry liquid extract displays antimicrobial effects against the Gram-positive bacteria Streptococcus pyogenes and group C and G Streptococci, and the Gram-negative bacterium Branhamella catarrhalis, which often cause infections of the upper respiratory tract. I do not see any warnings against taking these supplements (echinaforce and elderberry extract) year around or together.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3056848/ Vote down - Vote up