What are the benefits of elderberry?

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Elderberry is a berry family native to Europe and North America. The fruit is dark purple rich in antioxidants as anthocyanin and high in vitamin C. Elderberries are believed to have medicinal properties. Such as treating colds and flu. It may also help prevent and treat certain diseases.

At present, there are many health benefits of elderberry, such as:

Rich in healthy nutrients

1 cup of elderberries provides 106 calories, 27 grams of carbohydrates, 1 gram of protein, 0.7 grams of fat and 10.2 grams of dietary fiber. Including vitamins and minerals. Such as vitamin A 44 grams, vitamin C 52.2 milligrams, potassium 406 milligrams, calcium 55 grams and iron 2.3 milligrams

Treat colds and flu

Many people believe that elderberries may help treat colds and flu. Therefore bring the elderberry to make a syrup for drinking mixed with warm water or tea. This is an at-home home remedy for cold symptoms. Elderberry extract is also an ingredient in many nutritional supplements, such as lozenges and cough syrups. UFABET

Research indicates that elderberry can relieve the severity of symptoms. and help recover from colds faster Because it has anti-viral properties such as colds and flu  , which can cause illness more often in winter. and contain anthocyanin (Anthocyanin), which enhances the function of the immune system in eliminating pathogens. Taking elderberry supplements may help relieve upper respiratory symptoms. 

Another study had air travelers take a supplement containing 2 capsules of elderberry extract daily, or 600 milligrams, for 10 days prior to travel. And 1 day before the departure date, take 3 capsules per day or 900 mg continuously for 4-5 days after arriving at the destination. The results showed that cold symptoms improved. and cold duration was shortened by about 2 days compared to the non-eating group.