Elderberry 5 ounces Glycerin Extract (Alcohol Free)
An in vitro study of elderberry extract and H1N1 flu infection identified the antiviral components of elderberry and established that elderberry flavonoids bind to H1N1 viruses and, when bound, block the ability of the viruses to infect host cells. The researchers concluded that the H1N1 inhibition activities of the elderberry flavonoids compare favorably to Tamiflu and Amantadine (Roschek et al., 2009).
Dose Decoction: 1-1.5 g dried berry/day divided into 1-3 doses; Tincture: 4-6 mL (1:2, 25%) 4-6x/day (Kuhn & Winston, 2008).
Elderberries were called the "medicine chest of the common people" by the American Indians.
Therapeutic actions of the elder plant include:
An astringent, immuno-stimulant, emetic, expectorant, diaphoretic, laxative, diuretic, sedative, and anti-inflammatory.
Elder is an excellent blood cleanser (it helps eliminate waste in the fluid surrounding the blood cells).
Elder flowers contain 3 rich sources of potassium plus viburnic acid (helpful for asthma an bronchitis), volatile oils, vitamin A, vitamin C. and bioflavonoids. Elderberry jam/jelly contains many vitamins and minerals, particularly vitamin B17. In fact, elderberries contain more vitamin C than any other herb except for black currants and rosehips!
Research indicates that elderberries stimulate and build up the resistance of the immune system, and it also directly inhibits the influenza virus. Elderberries have an enzyme that smoothes down the pointed spikes on the outside of the virus, which it uses to pierce through the cell walls.
Produces elderberry wine, jelly and great Kombucha Tea. Elder Fruit's ability to promote urination has made it a traditional remedy for fever, colds and flu. respiratory infections antioxidants. In addition, Elder Fruit can be used to treat chronic rheumatism, neuralgia, sciatica. Elder is an effective detoxifier and can be used topically to clear infections such as acne, boils, and skin rashes.
Vitamin A: 600 I.U. per 100 gm.
Vitamin B: Thiamine 0.07 mg.:
Riboflavin 0.06 mg : Niacin 0.5 mg.
Vitamin C: 36mg.
Protein: 2.6 gm
Fat: 0.5 gm.
Carbohydrates: 16.4 gm.
Calcium: 38 gm.
Iron: 1.6 mg.
Phosphorus: 28 mg.
Glycerin (from https://www.rxlist.com/glycerol/supplements.htm
is a naturally occurring chemical. People use it as a medicine. Some uses and dosage forms have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Glycerol is taken by mouth for weight loss, improving exercise performance, helping the body replace water lost during diarrhea and vomiting, and reducing pressure inside the eye in people with glaucoma. Athletes also use glycerol to keep from becoming dehydrated.
Healthcare providers sometimes give glycerol intravenously (by IV) to reduce pressure inside the brain in various conditions including stroke, meningitis, encephalitis, Reye's syndrome, pseudotumor cerebri, central nervous system (CNS) trauma, and CNS tumors; for reducing brain volume for neurosurgical procedures; and for treating fainting on standing due to poor blood flow to the brain (postural syncope).
Some people apply glycerol to the skin as a moisturizer.
Eye doctors sometimes put a solution that contains glycerol in the eye to reduce fluid in the cornea before an eye exam.
Rectally, glycerol is used as a laxative.
Distilled Kombucha Extract (acetic acid (vinegar)) is used to extract elderberries in combination with glycerin.
- Elderberry X-5 oz