The Top Health Benefits of Elderberries

The Top Health Benefits of Elderberries

Posted by Tanya Beck on Aug 17th 2022

This fruit is worthy of a special place in your garden so you have daily access to its AMAZING health benefits. 

Elderberries are one fruit you cannot find in the grocery store but can easily be grown in your garden. Elderberry fruits official Eeuropean name is Sambucus nigra, its American name is Sambucus Canadensis. This plant is widely used for herbal medicines and food ingredients.

How wonderful and cost effective would it be to have this valuable health promoting plant in your garden? Just in case something happens right?

I planted my elderberry bush last year in a large container on my back deck. By next spring it will be living in its permanent home in the yard. I look forward to harvesting berries and reaping the massive health benefits they provide. There are many ways to consume elderberries, you can boil them to create a liquid elderberry juice to drink by itself, add to smoothies, make jams, or make pie fillings.

Find your perfect way to consume elderberries to enhance your health.

This powerful fruit is rich in vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin C, flavonoids and amino acids. Elderberry is consumed due to its antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory effects.

Black elderberry has been used medicinally for hundreds of years. Some preliminary studies suggest that elderberry may have a measurable effect in treating coughs, colds, the flu, alleviating allergies, strengthen immune function, improve heart health, and boosting overall respiratory health. These are only a few health benefits of elderberries.

By growing elderberries you support native butterfly and bird species in your community.

Even if you are not a gardener, there is no reason for you to miss out on the benefits of this health promoting berry. You can find elderberry supplements, syrups, and drinks in your local stores and online.